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Table 1 Basic malaria indicators in the study districts

From: Understanding challenges to malaria elimination in Nepal: a qualitative study with an embedded capacity-building exercise

Blood slides tested13,41010,187727
Positive cases (% of total sample collected)87 (0.7)295 (2.9)14 (1.9)
Number of positive cases treated (% of slide positivity)85 (97.7)268 (90.8)14 (100)
Plasmodium vivax
Plasmodium falciparum
  1. District Health Offices of respective district, 2016. This table shows the number of cases. For example, blood samples were tested among 13,410 individuals in Kanchanpur district. Of them, 87 (approximately 0.7%) were found to be positive