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Table 2 Detectability of infections through the public health care system

From: Forest malaria in Cambodia: the occupational and spatial clustering of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum infection risk in a cross-sectional survey in Mondulkiri province, Cambodia

Measure PCR positivity
P. vivax P. falciparum
LM+ 16.8% (45/268) 25.6% (32/125)
Symptoms at interview 6.7% (18/268) 16.8% (21/125)
Symptoms & LM+ 2.2% (6/268) 4.8% (6/125)
Symptoms & RDT+ 0.4% (1*/268) 4.0% (5/125)
Symptoms & RDT/LM+ 2.2% (6/268) 7.2% (9/125)
  1. Proportion (N) of PCR-positive samples that were also detectable by LM, inspection of symptoms, or by testing of symptomatic individuals with LM or RDTs
  2. *Actually RDT+ for P. falciparum in a co-infection with P. vivax as by PCR