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Table 1 Malaria positivity rate determined by RDT in two national groups, Myanmar (2016-2018)

From: G6PD deficiency among malaria-infected national groups at the western part of Myanmar with implications for primaquine use in malaria elimination

Test Rakhine Chin Combined sample
RDT (n = 164) usPCR (n = 164) RDT (n = 156) usPCR (n = 156) RDT (n = 320) usPCR (n = 320)
Malaria positive 28 (17%) 41 (25%) 14 (9%) 26 (17%) 42 (13%) 67 (21%)
Specific species
Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) 24 (15%) 31 (19%) 6 (4%) 13 (8%) 30 (9%) 44 (14%)
Plasmodium vivax (Pv) 3 (2%) 5 (3%) 7 (4%) 11 (7%) 10 (3%) 16 (5%)
 Mixed (Pf and Pv) 1 (0.6%) 5 (3%) 1 (0.6%) 2 (1%) 2 (0.6%) 7 (2%)