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Table 9 Strategy of malaria diagnosis during opening hours as reported by 125 participants.

From: External quality assessment on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in a non-endemic setting

Diagnostic strategy of malaria during opening hours Numbers of participants (%)
Microscopy + always RDT 99 (79.2)
Microscopy + RDT for confirmation 18 (14.4)
Microscopy + RDT if requested by the clinician 2 (1.6)
Microscopy and/or RDT, depending on the request by the clinician 3 (2.4)
RDT, if positive or in case of doubt: + microscopy 3 (2.4)