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Table 4 Speciation observed for positive smears (N = 3267)

From: Longitudinal household surveillance for malaria in Rakai, Uganda

Malaria species Confirmed clinical malaria n (%) Asymptomatic parasitaemia n (%) Total n (%)
Plasmodium falciparum 220 (7) 2778 (93) 2998 (92)
Plasmodium malariae 3 (2) 193 (98) 196 (6)
Plasmodium vivax 10 (5) 176 (95) 186 (6)
  1. Multiple species were identified for 113 positive smears, so the total count shows as higher than the number of positive slides