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Table 2 Concordance among three different diagnostic methods for detecting P. falciparum positivity

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

Patterns of test positivity by three diagnostic methods
18S rRNA qPCR (Npos= 86) RDT (Npos= 36) LM (Npos= 13) total positive samples Nā€‰=ā€‰98
+ - - 57
+ + - 18
- + - 10
+ + + 8
+ - + 3
- - + 2