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Table 1 Comparison of the two molecular methods Pf18S rRNA qPCR and msp2 nested PCR for P. falciparum parasite detection

From: Comparison of detection methods to estimate asexual Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence and gametocyte carriage in a community survey in Tanzania

  msp2
18S rRNA qPCR   Positive Negative Total
Positive 50 36 86
Negative 10 130 140
  Total 60 166 226
  1. Pearson chi2 (1) = 71.0492 Pr = 0.000.