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Table 1 Implementation of ‘1-3-7’ elimination approach in China, 2013–2017

From: Ready for malaria elimination: zero indigenous case reported in the People’s Republic of China

Year Rate of cases report within 1 day (%) Rate of laboratory detectiona (%) Rate of laboratory confirmationb (%) Rate of epidemiological investigation within 3 days (%) Number of foci disposed within 7 days (%)
2013 4128 (100.0) 4028 (97.6) 3949 (95.7) 3966 (96.1) 1687 (40.9)
2014 3078 (100.0) 3068 (99.7) 3021 (98.2) 3046 (99.0) 2118 (68.8)
2015 3116 (100.0) 3093 (99.3) 3058 (98.1) 3085 (99.0) 2215 (71.1)
2016 3143 (100.0) 3134 (99.7) 3129 (99.6) 3096 (98.5) 2290 (72.9)
2017 2675 (100.0) 2675 (100.0) 2666 (99.7) 1685 (83.6) 1949 (72.9)
  1. aThe number (proportion) of cases detected in the laboratory using microscopy, RDTs or PCR
  2. bThe number (proportion) of cases confirmed as malaria by the method of microscopy or PCR in provincial reference laboratory