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Table 1 Results of the comparisons between CS-ELISA (ELISA) and Cytb-PCR (PCR) using artificially infected mosquitoes

From: Implementation of a novel PCR based method for detecting malaria parasites from naturally infected mosquitoes in Papua New Guinea

  Pv-210 Pv-247 Pf
  ELISA PCR ELISA PCR ELISA PCR
Unfed mosquitoes detected negative 16 16 8 8 8 8
Unfed mosquitoes detected positive 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blood fed mosquitoes detected negative 0 3 11 14 12 14
Blood fed mosquitoes detected positive 30 27 19 16 18 16
  1. Pv-210, Pv-247 and Pf are P. vivax 210, P. vivax 247 and P. falciparum, respectively.