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Table 2 Summary of discordant results at Rota Dispensary and Siaya County Referral Hospital

From: Evaluation of the colorimetric malachite green loop-mediated isothermal amplification (MG-LAMP) assay for the detection of malaria species at two different health facilities in a malaria endemic area of western Kenya

Method RDT positive, n = 72 RDT negative, n = 125
Positive (%) Negative (%) Positive (%) Negative (%)
Rota dispensary
 MG-LAMP 58 (80.6) 14 (19.4) 29 (23.2) 96 (76.8)
 RT-PCR 64 (88.9) 8 (11.1) 18 (14.4) 107 (85.6)
 Expert Microscopy 57 (79.2) 15 (20.8) 2 (1.6) 123 (98.4)
  aR-Microscopy Positive, n = 28 R-Microscopy Negative, n = 39
Positive (%) Negative (%) Positive (%) Negative (%)
Siaya Hospital     
 MG-LAMP 25 (89.3) 3 (10.7) 13 (33.3) 26 (66.7)
 RT-PCR 25 (89.3) 3 (10.7) 5 (12.8) 34 (87.2)
 Expert Microscopy 28 (100) 0 (0) 1 (2.6) 38 (97.4)
  1. aRoutine microscopy