TABLE 1.

Results of the RealArt malaria assay compared with nested PCR as the reference standard for the diagnosis of malaria in 259 febrile returned travelers

Real-time PCR resultNo. of samples with indicated nested PCR result
PositiveNegative
P. falciparumP. vivaxP. ovaleP. malariaeMixed
Positive100909360
Negative1000050
Total1019093650