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Table 2 Malaria patients and test results of different RDT types, Ghindae Hospital

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

Specimen Microscopy confirmation SD Bioline HRP2Pf/Pv (retained at SD company) SD Bioline HRP2Pf/Pv distributed to Eritrea health facilities SD Bioline HRP2Pf/Pan CareStart HRP2Pf/Pv Hema diagnostics HRP2Pf/Pv
Positive control (2000 Pf. parasites/µl Confirmed by SD as Pf (by PCR) Positive Positive Not tested Not tested Not tested
Patient 1 P. falciparum Negative Negative Positive Negative Negative
Patient 2 P. falciparum Negative Negative Positive Negative Negative
Patient 3 P. falciparum Negative Negative Positive Negative Negative
Patient 4 P. falciparum Negative Negative Positive Negative Negative
Patient 5 P. falciparum Negative Negative Positive Negative Negative