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Fig. 2

From: Comparison of the diagnostic performance of microscopic examination with nested polymerase chain reaction for optimum malaria diagnosis in Upper Myanmar

Fig. 2

Identification of Plasmodium species by species-specific nested PCR. A total of 299 blood samples were confirmed to positive by species-specific nested PCR. Representative results are presented. Lane M, 100-bp ladder; lanes 14, Plasmodium falciparum (205 bp amplicon); lanes 58, Plasmodium vivax (120 bp amplicon); lanes 912, mixed with P. falciparum and P. vivax; lanes 1314, mixed with P. falciparum and Plasmodium malariae (145 bp amplicon); lane 15, mixed with P. vivax and Plasmodium ovale curtisi (800 bp amplicon); lane NC, negative control. No positive case was detected for Plasmodium knowlesi

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