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Table 1 Number of Plasmodium infections detected with microscopy and real-time PCR

From: Epidemiology of Plasmodium infections in Flores Island, Indonesia using real-time PCR

Species Microscopy* Real-time PCR
  Total Total Ndeturea Ndorurea 1 Ndorurea
P. falciparum 36 172 51 52 69
P. vivax 10 158 29 63 66
P. malariae 5 22 11 3 8
Mixed Pf and Pv 1 41 3 14 24
Mixed Pf and Pm 0 6 5 1 0
Negative 1457 1110 221 401 488
Total 1509 1509 320 534 655
Total Prevalence 3.4% 26.4% 30.9%# 24.9%# 25.5%#
  1. * confirmed by real-time PCR.
  2. #not significantly different (p = 0.118).