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Table 2 Discordant analysis of microscopy, NINA-LAMP and nested PCR for detection of Plasmodium parasite at Kola Diba Health Centre, northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Evaluation of non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (NINA-LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria in Northwest Ethiopia

  Microscopy and nested PCR (−), NINA LAMP (+) Microscopy and NINA-LAMP (+), nested PCR (−) Microscopy and NINA-LAMP (−), Nested PCR (+) Nested PCR and NINA-LAMP (+), Microscopy (−) Negative result by three methods
Primary analysis in Gondar for pan (n) 7 1 1 1 43
Primary analysis in Gondar for Pf (n) 13 0 0 1 56
Repeat testing in Calgary for pan (n) 0 1 1 1 50
Repeat testing in Calgary for Pf (n) 0 0 0 1 69
  1. (−) means negative result, (+) means positive result, n = number of patient samples.