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Table 4 Comparison of P. falciparum RDT results with PCR and bead based multiplex immunoassay (BBMI)

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 positives, n (%) Total (n)
HRP2, n (%) PvPLDH, n (%) PfPLDH, n (%) Aldolase, n (%) pfldh, n (%) Ng, n (%)
CareStart Pf/Pv 278 (61) 15 (3.3) * *   164 (36) 456
SD Pf 251 (55) * 340 (74.6) *   28 (6) 456
pfldh PCR * * * * 411 (90) 45 (10) 456
BBMI (HRP2) 297 (65) * * *   159 (35) 456
BBMI (PfLDH) * * 363 (88) *   50 (12) 413
BBMI (Aldolase) * * * 272(66)   141 (34) 413
  1. Key: * =not applicable, n = number of samples, % percentage, Ng negative