Skip to main content

Table 3 Results of the IFAT and blood smear test in the testing and control areas before intervention

From: Eliminating Plasmodium falciparum in Hainan, China: a study on the use of behavioural change communication intervention to promote malaria prevention in mountain worker populations

Group Population IFAT number testing positive (%) GMRT Positive diagnosis with microscopic examination
    Positive Total Population %
Testing area 546 22 (4.03) 27.41 10.42 1 0.18
Control area 379 24 (6.33) 25.94 10.62 1 0.26
  1. IFAT = Indirect fluorescent antibody test. GMRT = Geometric mean reciprocal titer. IFAT Positive: ≥ 1:20.