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Table 1 Plasmodium infection among index cases, individuals from non-index and control households, diagnosed by RDT and by PCR

From: Reactive case-detection of malaria in Pailin Province, Western Cambodia: lessons from a year-long evaluation in a pre-elimination setting

  Index cases (passive detection) Non-index individuals (active detection) Comparison individuals
N tested by RDT 270 1898 183
 n positive by RDT (%) 270 (100) 9 (0.5) 0 (0.0)
 n P. falciparum (% of all RDT positive) 21 (7.8) 2 (22.2) 0
 n P. vivax (% of all RDT positive) 245 (90.7) 7 (77.8) 0
 n mixed by RDT (%) 4 (1.5) 0 (0.0) 0
N tested by PCR n/a 1596 237
 n positive by PCR (%) n/a 17 (1.1) 25 (10.5)
 n P. falciparum by PCR (%) n/a 0 (0.0) 25 (100)
 n P. vivax by PCR (%) n/a 15 (88.0) 0 (0.0)
 n mixed by PCR (%) n/a 2 (12.0) 0 (0.0)