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Table 1 Positivity of Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia and gametocytaemia among samples tested by study areas

From: Assessment of submicroscopic infections and gametocyte carriage of Plasmodium falciparum during peak malaria transmission season in a community-based cross-sectional survey in western Kenya, 2012

Assay Overall (n = 996) Asembo Karemo
Smear-positive (n = 221) Smear-negative (n = 225) Smear-positive (n = 295) Smear-negative (n = 255)
18S-NASBA, n (%) 848 (85.1) 220 (99.6) 135 (60) 294 (99.7) 199 (78.0)
Pfs25-NASBA, n (%) 531 (53.3) 177 (80.1) 24 (10.7) 259 (87.8) 71 (27.8)