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Table 1 Parasite species by microscopy, RDT and PCR

From: Risk factors for malaria in high incidence areas of Viet Nam: a case–control study

  Pf Microscopy Negative Total
Pv PfPv
PCR
 Pf 586 14 17   22 639
 Pv 13 331 6 9 359
 PfPv 19 6 7 0 32
 PfPm 0 1 0 0 1
 Negative 0 0 0 969 969
 Total 618 352 30 1000 2000
RDT
 Pf 464 0 5 7 476
 Pv 0 297 0 1 298
 PfPv 2 1 23 0 26
 Negative 0 0 1 743 744
 Not done 152 54 1 249 456
 Total 618 352 30 1000 2000
  1. Bold indicates agreement between microscopy and PCR and microscopy and RDT
  2. Pf:  P. falciparum, Pv: P. vivax, Pm: P. malariae