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Table 3 Correlation of diagnosis of gestational or placental malaria at delivery by PCR and a history of gestational malaria during pregnancy

From: Prevalence of gestational, placental and congenital malaria in north-west Colombia

A. Gestational malaria*     
  Negative P. vivax P. falciparum Total
History of gestational     
malaria     
Negative 84 3 2 89
Positive 20 8 3 31
Total 104 11 5 120
B. Placental malaria +     
  Negative P. vivax P. falciparum Total
History of gestational     
malaria     
Negative 83 1 5 89
Positive 18 6 7 31
Total 101 7 12 120
  1. *p = 0.000121 for species, p = 0.000094 for presence-absence of infection, +p = 0.000010 for species and p = 0.000014 for presence-absence of infection.