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Table 3 P. falciparum versus P. vivax agreement among different diagnostic techniques

From: Comparison of diagnostic methods for the detection and quantification of the four sympatric Plasmodium species in field samples from Papua New Guinea

  qPCR nPCR PCR-LDR LM
qPCR   0.869 perfect 0.750 substantial 0.621 substantial
nPCR 0.596 moderate   0.737 substantial 0.562 moderate
PCR-LDR 0.553 moderatee 0.609 substantial   0.517 moderate
LM 0.530 moderate 0.513 moderate 0.611 substantial  
  1. P. falciparum (normal case). P. vivax (italics).