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Table 1 Selected malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs)

From: Stabilization of RDT target antigens present in dried Plasmodium falciparum-infected samples for validating malaria rapid diagnostic tests at the point of care

Product Number of bands Parasite specificity Manufacturer Product code Pf PDS (200 parasites/μL)
CareStart Malaria HRP2 (Pf) 2 Pf Access Bio, Inc. G0141 99
First Response Malaria Ag Combo (PLDH/HRP2) 3 Pf and Pan Premier Medical Corporation Ltd II6FRC30 100
SD BIOLINE Malaria Ag Pf/Pan (HRP2/pLDH) 3 Pf and Pan Standard Diagnostics, Inc. 05FK60-02-3 96
BinaxNOW Malaria Ag pf/Pan (HRP2/Aldolase 3 Pf and Pan Binax, Inc., Inverness Medical, ME, USA 665-025 99
  1. Pf, Plasmodium falciparum; PDS, parasite detection score; Pan, pLDH or aldolase antigens