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Table 2 Comparison of malaria test positivity rate in the health post of Bandafassi and the village of Andiel during the month of October

From: High prevalence of asymptomatic Plasmodium infection in Bandafassi, South-East Senegal

Age Bandafassi health post test positivity rate Andiel RDT prevalence Andiel PET-PCR prevalence
0–4 years 24.1% (7/29) 95% CI [3–13] 25.0% (3/12) 95% CI [1–7] 41.7% (5/12) 95% CI [2–9]
5–10 years 65.8% (27/41) 95% CI [20–33] 50.0% (10/20) 95% CI [5–15] 60.0% (12/20) CI [7–16]
> 10 years 50.4% (115/228) CI [100–130] 32.6% (30/92) 95% CI [21–40] 73.9% (68/92) 95% CI [59–76]