Table 1.

Comparison of ICT P.f/P.v and microscopic examination for malaria for 560 patients with a presumptive clinical diagnosis of malaria

Microscopy resultNo. of samples with the following result by ICT P.f/P.v:
P. falciparumP. vivaxNegativeTotal
P. falciparum, asexual (±sexuala)22343230
P. vivax, asexual (±sexual)224632
P. falciparum + P. vivax (±sexual)133117
P. falciparum sexual only111315
Negative1922225266
Total26854238560
  • a ±sexual, with or without sexual-stage parasites.