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Table 2 Results for species-specific nested PCR

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

  Species-specific PCR
Pf Pv Pm Po Pf/Pv Pf/Pm Pv/Po Negative Total
Suspected patients 117 84 1 2 52 4 1 64 325
Healthy individuals 23 15 0 0 0 0 0 762 800
Total 140 99 1 2 52 4 1 826 1125
  1. Pf, Plasmodium falciparum; Pv, Plasmodium vivax; Pm, Plasmodium malariae; Po, Plasmodium ovale; Pf/Pv, mixed with P. falciparum and P. vivax; Pf/Pm, mixed with P. falciparum and P. malariae; Pv/Po, mixed with P. vivax and P. ovale