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Table 1 Result of blood specimens tested microscopically and by RDT

From: Rapid diagnostic tests failing to detect Plasmodium falciparum infections in Eritrea: an investigation of reported false negative RDT results

Region P. falciparum P. vivax
Microscopically confirmed Negative with RDT % Microscopically confirmed Negative with RDT %
Northern Red Sea 12 12 100.0 0 0 0
Anseba 14 13 92.9 3 1 33
Gash Barka 17 11 64.7 8 0 0
Debub 7 5 71.4 2 0 0
  50 41 80.4 13 1 7.7