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Table 4 Proportion of children with persistent HRP2 antigenicity during follow-up in Soroti, Uganda

From: Operational accuracy and comparative persistent antigenicity of HRP2 rapid diagnostic tests for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a hyperendemic region of Uganda

Duration(days) of follow-up Number that turned negative for antigen test % Persistent antigen positive (n = 162) % Persistent antigen positive (n = 224)*
3 0 100 100
7 5 97 98
14 14 88 84
21 41 63 60
28 35 41 35
35 38 18 14
42 14 9 7
49 10 3 2
56 4 1 0
63 1 0 0
  1. * Inclusive of children with recurrent parasitaemia.