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Table 1 Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infections according to age group and diagnostic test

From: Description of Plasmodium falciparum infections in central Gabon demonstrating high parasite densities among symptomatic adolescents and adults

 RDTMicroscopy
Positive, N (%)TotalPositive, N (%)Total
Young children230 (55)42122 (47)47
School children231 (72)32149 (69)71
Adolescents139 (68)20334 (60)57
Adults192 (44)43254 (55)99
Total792 (58)1377159 (58)274
  1. RDT, rapid diagnostic test; N, number; %, percentage