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Table 3 Summary of Giemsa Results for Adults based upon Consumption of Previous Antimalarials

From: Cost comparison of microscopy vs. empiric treatment for malaria in southwestern nigeria: a prospective study

  Consumed Antimalarials Prior to Presentation
N = 47
Did Not Consume Antimalarials Prior to Presentation
N = 123
Giemsa Stain Blood Smear Negative (-) 74% (35) 73% (90)
Giemsa Stain Blood Smear Positive (+) 26% (12) 27% (33)
  1. Note: P = 0.9 using Chi-square test.