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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity of Plasmodium falciparum parasite detection

From: Probing the composition of Plasmodium species contained in malaria infections in the Eastern region of Ghana

 Pf PCR+ (465)Pf PCR- (264)
RDT+ (241)21427
RDT- (488)251237
Pf Micro+ (192)17517
Pf Micro- (537)290247
  1. Pf Plasmodium falciparum, micro microscopy, RDT PfHRP2 based malaria rapid diagnostic test, +, positive; −, negative. The numbers in the table represent frequency in counts