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Table 2 Results diagnostic tests in mothers and newborns, Kirundo and Mukenke district hospitals, Burundi (March–April 2014)

From: Prevalence and diagnostics of congenital malaria in rural Burundi, a cross-sectional study

Mothers N Positive N (%)
Rapid diagnostic test
 SD bioline HRPII 286 85 (30)
 Carestart pan-pLDH 204 23 (11)
Microscopy 285 44 (15)
  1. SD standard diagnostics, HRPII histidine rich protein, pLDH parasite lactate dehydrogenase, RT-PCR real-time polymerase chain reaction
Newborns N Positive N (%)
Rapid diagnostic test
 SD bioline HRPII 294 2 (0.7)
 Carestart pan-pLDH 210 0
Microscopy 296 0
RT-PCR 303 0
  1. SD standard diagnostics, HRPII histidine rich protein, pLDH parasite lactate dehydrogenase, RT-PCR real-time polymerase chain reaction