Table 2

Results of Giemsa stain, Partec Rapid Test® and Binax Now® RDT

Positive

Negative


Test method

Pf only

Pm only

Po only

Mixed Species

False Positive

Overall

Negative

False Negative

Overall


GM

105*

1

1

-

-

107

156§

-

156

PT¥

105

1

1

-

4

111

152

0

152

BN RDT¥

52*

-

-

52

10

114

146

3

149


*2 slides with Trophozoites and Gametocytes

§2 slides with Gametocytes only

¥No Species differenciation

Nkrumah et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:143   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-143

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