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Table 1 Summary of clinical specimens used in this study.

From: Multiplex real-time quantitative PCR, microscopy and rapid diagnostic immuno-chromatographic tests for the detection of Plasmodium spp: performance, limit of detection analysis and quality assurance

Patient characteristic Value
Male (%) 55.98
Female (%) 44.02
Average Age 31.16
Age range 1-90
Geometric Mean Parasitaemia (%) 0.095
Previous travel to Africa (%) 28.5
Previous travel to Asia (%) 42.3
Previous travel to Americas (%) 29.2