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Table 2 Results of Giemsa stain, Partec Rapid Test® and Binax Now® RDT

From: Comparative evaluation of two rapid field tests for malaria diagnosis: Partec Rapid Malaria Test® and Binax Now® Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test

  Positive Negative
Test method Pf only Pm only Po only Mixed Species False Positive Overall Negative False Negative Overall
GM 105* 1 1 - - 107 156§ - 156
PT¥ 105 1 1 - 4 111 152 0 152
BN RDT¥ 52* - - 52 10 114 146 3 149
  1. *2 slides with Trophozoites and Gametocytes
  2. §2 slides with Gametocytes only
  3. ¥No Species differenciation