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Table 1 Preparation of mock mixed infections

From: Evaluation of three PCR-based diagnostic assays for detecting mixed Plasmodium infection

Well # P. falciparum P. malariae P. ovale P. vivax
  Concentration in Parasites/μL
1 400 40 400 40
2 40 40 400 40
3 40 40 40 40
4 40 40 4 40
5 4 40 4 40
6 4 40 4 4
7 40 400 40 40
8 4 400 4 40
9 400 40 400 400
10 40 40 4 400
11 40 4 4 40
12 400 40 40 400
13 (F) 400 - - -
14 (M) - 400 - -
15 (O) - - 400 -
16 (V) - - - 400
17 (N) - - - -
  1. Mock mixed infections were prepared as shown. 2 ul of each species was mixed with equal volumes of the other species as shown. One microliter of each mixture was then used for the PCR assay.