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Table 3 Comparison of malaria test results according to the diagnostic methods used for the high-transmission areas in Madagascar, 2008-2010

From: Management of uncomplicated malaria in febrile under five-year-old children by community health workers in Madagascar: reliability of malaria rapid diagnostic tests

Nested PCR n (%) Microscopy   RDT    Microscopy RDT    
Results   Negative Pf Negative HRP2+ HRP2/pLDH+ Results n (%) Negative HRP2+ HRP2/pLDH+
Negative 179 (43.3) 179 0 18 0 0 Negative 86 (51.2) 75 6 5
Pf 234 (56.7) 70 164 60 11 79 Pf 82 (48.8) 3 5 74