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Table 1 Comparative results between PET-PCR and Alethia® Malaria Plus LAMP

From: Detection of malaria parasites in samples from returning US travelers using the Alethia® Malaria Plus LAMP assay

Molecular Platforms Species identified    
P. falciparum (Pf) P. vivax (Pv) P. ovale (Po) P. malariae (Pm) Pf/Pm Pf/Po Pf/Pv Negative Plasmodium Total
Reference PET-PCR 66 5 8 6 1 1 1 5 2 95
Alethia® Malaria Plus LAMP * * * * * * * 5 90 95
  1. * Alethia® Malaria Plus is a Plasmodium genus-specific assay