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Table 3 Clinical profile of patients who showed a faint test band

From: The correlation between malaria RDT (Paracheck pf.®) faint test bands and microscopy in the diagnosis of malaria in Malawi

  Age range Sex Body temperature Patients’ complaints Microscopy result
1 >16 years old F <37.5 GBPa
2 >16 years old F <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
3 6–15 years M <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
4 6–15 years F <37.5 GBP, feeling feverish, cough
5 6–15 years F <37.5 Cough
6 >16 years F <37.5 Headache, muscle pain
7 6–15 years F <37.5 Headache
8 <5 years M <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
9 <5 years F <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
10 6–15 years F <37.5 Feeling feverish ++
11 <5 years F <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
12 >16 years M <37.5 GBP, headache
13 >16 years F <37.5 GBP, headache
14 >16 years F <37.5 GBP, cough
15 <5 years M <37.5 Feeling feverish, cough
16 >16 years F <37.5 GBP, feeling feverish, cough, abdominal pain
17 6–15 years M <37.5 Feeling feverish, abdominal pain
18 >16 years F <37.5 GBP, feeling feverish, cough +
19 >16 years F <37.5 GBP, feeling feverish
20 >16 years M <37.5 GBP, headache +
21 >16 years F <37.5 Feeling feverish, headache
  1. aGBP = general body pain