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Table 2 Genus-specific results from a cohort of 132 fever patients with potential imported malaria

From: A novel, single-amplification PCR targeting mitochondrial genome highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing malaria among returned travellers in Bergen, Norway

Samples (n = 135) New single-round amplification mitochondrial (PCRPgMt19 F3 & B3[21]) Modified single-round amplification 18S PCR (rPLU 6 & 5[9]) Genus-specific nested 18S PCR [10] Microscopy
Positive 28 27 27 26
Negative 107 108 108 109