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Table 4 Comparison of malaria test results according to the diagnostic methods used for the low-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 79 (68.1) 79 0 1 1 0 Negative 6 (27.3) 5 1 0
Pf 37 (31.9) 4 33 5 0 15 Pf 16 (72.7) 1 0 15