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Table 2 Plasmodium vivax false-positive diagnoses

From: Pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Dakar, Senegal: impact on rapid malaria diagnostic tests

  Palutop+4® Microscopy RT-PCR
Identification Pan Pf Pv Diagnostic Parasitaemia Pf Pv
146/1 + + Pf 0.8% +
186/1 + + Pf 0.5% +
81/3 + + + Pf 1.4% +
113/3 + + + Pf 2.0% +
146/3 + + + Pf 0.06% +
  1. Pf = Plasmodium falciparum; Pv = Plasmodium vivax; RT-PCR = real-time polymerase chain reaction.