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Table 2 Proportion of gametocytes detected by Nasba according to the presence of microscopic trophozoïtes and gametocytes

From: Sub-microscopic gametocyte carriage in febrile children living in different areas of Gabon

  Gametocytes detection (Nasba)  
  Detected Not detected Total
Microscopy    
  Trophozoites    
  -Positive slides, n (%) 133 (65.8) 69 (34.2) 202
  -Negative slides, n (%) 6 (5.9) 96 (94.1) 102
  Gametocytes    
  -Positive slides, n (%) 15 (93.7) 1 (6.3) 16
  -Density (gametocytes/μl)    
  0 118 (40.9) 170 (59.1) 288
  1-50 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 2
  51-500 5 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 5
  501-1000 5 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 5
  > 1000 4 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 4