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Table 1 Malaria parasite species reporting and correction in Jiangsu Province

From: The challenge of maintaining microscopist capacity at basic levels for malaria elimination in Jiangsu Province, China

2013 2014
Reported* Corrected** Reported* Corrected**
   P.f P.v P.m P.o Mix    P.f P.v P.m P.o Mix
P.f 299 284 3 0 6 6 P.f 294 283 0 2 7 2
P.v 18 0 5 4 9 0 P.v 14 2 1 1 10 0
P.m 7 1 0 5 1 0 P.m 10 3 0 6 1 0
P.o 14 0 0 0 13 1 P.o 33 1 3 1 27 1
Mix 3 1 0 0 1 1 Mix 4 3 0 0 1 0
total 341 286 8 9 30 8 total 355 292 4 10 46 3
  1. *: All of the malaria cases were diagnosed using microscopic examination or the RDT method in sub-provincial CDCs, hospitals and PHCs and were reported to the Jiangsu provincial malaria department through the web-based China Information System for Disease Control and Prevention (CISDCP) within 24 h
  2. **: All of the blood samples in the reported malaria cases were rechecked using both microscopic examination and a PCR-based method in a provincial malaria reference laboratory