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Table 4 Results of the tests performed by selected end-users

From: Malaria rapid diagnostic test as point-of-care test: study protocol for evaluating the VIKIA® Malaria Ag Pf/Pan

Aliquot status Aliquots used End-users No. of tests performed No. of aliquots declared as % of concordant results
Negative P. falciparum Non- P. falciparum
Negative ID3, ID8, ID17, ID18 Health centre staff 20 20 0 0 100%
Pharmacist 20 20 0 0 100%
Village malaria worker 20 20 0 0 100%
Physician 20 20 0 0 100%
All 80 80 0 0 100%
P. falciparum – 2,000 parasites/μL ID6, ID11, ID13, ID16 Health centre staff 20 0 20 0 100%
Pharmacist 20 0 20 0 100%
Village malaria worker 20 0 20 0 100%
Physician 20 0 20 0 100%
All 80 0 80 0 100%
P. falciparum - 200 parasites/μL ID5, ID9, ID12, ID20 Health centre staff 20 0 20 0 100%
Pharmacist 20 0 20 0 100%
Village malaria worker 20 0 20 0 100%
Physician 20 0 20 0 100%
All 80 0 80 0 100%
P. vivax – 2,000 parasites/μL ID1, ID7, ID10, ID14 Health centre staff 20 0 0 20 100%
Pharmacist 20 0 0 20 100%
Village malaria worker 20 0 0 20 100%
Physician 20 0 0 20 100%
All 80 0 0 80 100%
P. vivax - 200 parasites/μL ID2 Health centre staff 5 5 0 0 0%
Pharmacist 5 4 0 1 20%
Village malaria worker 5 1 0 4 80%
Physician 5 3 0 2 40%
All 20 13 0 7 35%