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Table 3 Summary RDT results compared with matching microscopy and qPCR in 3×3 table

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

RDT Microscopy Pf Microscopy Pf, Pv Microscopy Pf, Pm Microscopy Pv Microscopy NP
Result PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR PCR
Pf Pf, Pv NP Pf, Pv Pf, Pm Pv Pv, Pm NP Pf Pv NP
Pf 32 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Pf, Pan 40 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pv 1 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 2
Pv, Pan 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0 0 0 0
Pan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pf, Pv, Pan 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
No parasites 3 0 2 0 0 18 1 1 2 8 227
Σobservations 77 2 2 5 2 78 1 1 2 8 237
  1. NP = No parasites. Pf: Plasmodium falciparum, Pv: Plasmodium vivax, Pm: Plasmodium malariae.