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Table 3 Comparison among malariometric indices and their correlation, Ethiopia (June 2016)

From: Quantifying malaria endemicity in Ethiopia through combined application of classical methods and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay: an initial step for countries with low transmission initiating elimination programme

Malariometric indices Malaria EIA
Positive, n (%) Negative, n (%)
Parasitaemia (RDT)
 Positive 18 (94.7) 1 (5.3)
 Negative 108 (16.5) 545 (83.5)
Parasitaemia (microscopy)
 Positive 17 (94.4) 1 (5.6)
 Negative 109 (16.7) 545 (83.3)
Splenomegaly
 Positive 7 (53.8) 6 (46.2)
 Negative 119 (18.1) 540 (81.9)
Reported exposure to malaria
 Positive 81 (39.1) 126 (60.9)
 Negative 41 (10.0) 369 (90.0)