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Table 2 Malaria yield and number needed to treat per positive PCR infection

From: Choosing interventions to eliminate forest malaria: preliminary results of two operational research studies inside Cambodian forests

Study N PCR results Species N PCR+ Yield* (95% CI) Number needed to treat per PCR + (95% CI)
Observation-Intervention 1450 P. falciparum 73 0.05 (0.04, 0.06) 19.9 (15.9, 25.2)
P. viax 363 0.25 (0.23, 0.27) 4.0 (3.7, 4.4)
MSAT 1598 P. falciparum 37 0.02 (0.02, 0.03) 43.2 (31.5, 61.1)
P. viax 234 0.15 (0.13, 0.17) 6.8 (6.1, 7.7)
  1. *Yield: proportion PCR+ (number positives/number tested)