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Table 5 Cycle threshold (Ct) values and 18S RNA gene quantification in malaria-positive plasma samples from the pilot study at HEMOAM, Manaus, Brazil

From: Use of a NAT-based assay to improve the surveillance system and prevent transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks

Patient Source Gender Age NAT Plus (beads) 18S RNA quantification
Single (Ct value) Pool of six (Ct value) Copies/µL
17 HEMOAM M 46 26.16 NTa NTa
18 HEMOAM M 24 26.54 29.09 13.01
19 HEMOAM M 29 20.01 24.07 1454.0
  1. NT not tested
  2. aThere was not enough material to perform all tests