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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of analyzed samples based on microscopy diagnosis

From: Comparison of rapid diagnostic test Plasmotec Malaria-3, microscopy, and quantitative real-time PCR for diagnoses of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia

Male 302/415 (72.8%)
Mean age in years (range) 28.9 years (6 months–76 years)
Temperature ≥37.5°C or ‘fever’ 197/398 (49.5%)
Mean Plasmodium falciparum parasite/μl blood (range) 11,388 (40–68,040)
 1-100/μl 5/88 (5.7%)
 101-1,000/μl 18/88 (20.5%)
 1,001-10,000/μl 34/88 (38.6%)
 10,001-100,000/μl 31/88 (35.2%)
Mean Plasmodium vivax parasite/μl blood (range) 3,143 (40–27,000)
 1-100/μl 14/85 (16.5%)
 101-1,000/μl 25/85 (29.4%)
 1,001-10,000/μl 42/85 (49.4%)
 10,001-100,000/μl 4/85 (4.7%)
  1. Positive samples were divided between P. falciparum and P. vivax infections, and those with mixed species infections were counted separately as P. falciparum and P. vivax.