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Table 2 Comparison of Pf RDT results with PfLDH PCR detection assay

From: Field performance of Plasmodium falciparum lactate dehydrogenase rapid diagnostic tests during a large histidine-rich protein 2 deletion survey in Ethiopia

Test type Proportion of target antigen or gene positive samples, n (%) Total (n)
HRP2, n/% PvPLDH, n/% PfPLDH n/% pfldh, n/% Ng, n/%
CareStart Pf/Pv 539 (66) 88 (11) *   245 (30) 820
SD Pf 481(58.7) * 561(68)   70 (8.5) 820
pfldh PCR * * * 701(86) 110 (14) 811
  1. Key: * = not applicable, n number of samples, % percentage, Ng negative