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Table 2 Malaria treatment prescribed for patients with clinically diagnosed malaria at day 0 (n = 294; treatment regime not known for 18 individuals). SP = sulfadoxine pyrimethamine.

From: Household cost of malaria overdiagnosis in rural Mozambique

Treatment Regime Total Adult Child
   Microscopy positive Microscopy negative Microscopy positive Microscopy negative
No antimalarial 112 17 (21.8%) 7 (25%) 43 (32.3%) 35 (63.6%)
Antimalarial 192 61 (78.2%) 21 (75%) 90 (67.7%) 20 (36.4%)
   Amodiaquine/SP 133 44 20 57 12
   Chloroquine 12 10 0 3 1
   Quinine 1 1 0 0 0
   Amodiaquine alone 7 0 0 6 1
   SP alone 37 6 1 24 6
Total 294 78 28 133 55