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Table 1 Results of BinaxNOW® malaria RDT, peripheral blood smear, PCR, and blood cultures

From: False positive malaria rapid diagnostic test in returning traveler with typhoid fever

Day after presentation BinaxNOW® Peripheral blood smear Malaria PCR Blood cultures
Malaria (T1)
Day 0 POS# NEG NEG S. Typhi
Day 4 NEG NEG NA NEG
Day 20 POS# NEG NA NEG
Day 37 POS# NEG NA S. Typhi
Day 41 NA NA NA NEG
  1. POS- positive, NEG- negative, NA – test not performed; # T1 band only. Each positive RDT result is from a different lot number for the BinaxNOW® assay.