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Table 1 Women’s classification according to qPCR, uRDT and cRDT positivity

From: Prevalence and clinical impact of malaria infections detected with a highly sensitive HRP2 rapid diagnostic test in Beninese pregnant women

Groupa qPCR uRDT cRDT Comment
1 Negative Negative Negative Reference group
2 Positive Negative Negative PCR positive infection
3 Positive or Negative Positive Negative uRDT positive infection
4 Positive or Negative Positive or Negative Positive cRDT positive infection
  1. aAt delivery, women were classified according to the highest group to which they belonged in either peripheral or placental blood; NB: specimens that were uRDT negative/cRDT positive (n = 2) were not classified in any of the groups