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Table 2 Result of malaria slide microscopy for admission slides and all slides

From: Evaluation of three parasite lactate dehydrogenase-based rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of falciparum and vivax malaria

Final microscopy result DAY 0 N (%) ALL SLIDES N (%)
Negative 650 (64.7) 906(68.7)
PF trophozoites 98 (9.8) 113(8.6)
Parasitaemia/μL, geometric mean [range] 9618 [16-346737] 4688 [16-346737]
PV trophozoites 213 (21.2) 221(16.8)
Parasitaemia/μL, geometric mean [range] 2018 [16-107152] 1733 [16-107152]
PFT+PVT 6 (0.6) 7(0.5)
PMT 21(2.1) 21(1.6)
POT 7(0.7) 7(0.5)
Malaria Pigment 1(0.1) 17(1.3)
PF Gametocytes 2(0.2) 13(1.0)
PV Gametocytes 0 7(0.5)
Other1 6(0.6) 6(0.5)
  1. 1 Other:
  2. PVT, PVG, PFG 1/500 WBC
  3. PFT 45/1000 RBC; PVG 2/500; MP
  4. PFT 294, PFS 3/500 WBC, PMT 5, PMS 5, PMG 2/500 WBC, PVT 5, PVG 1/500 WBC
  5. PVT 1, PVG 12, PVS 1/500 WBC, PMT 1, PMG 4/500 WBC
  6. PFT 11, PMT 3, PMG 1, PVT 33, PVG 2/500 WBC, Very Rare MP
  7. PFT 27/1000 RBC, PMT 50/500, PMG 70/500, PMS 8/500, MP
  8. PF P.falciparum; PV P.vivax; PM P malariae; PO P.ovale; T = trophozoites