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Table 1 Plasmodium infections among OPD patients as determined by RDT, microscopy and PCR, Rourkela 2016–2017

From: Dengue, chikungunya, and scrub typhus are important etiologies of non-malarial febrile illness in Rourkela, Odisha, India

Test Total tested P. falciparum positive (%) P. vivax positive (%) P. malariae positive (%) Any species positive (%)
RDT 954 20 (2.1) 11 (1.2) 0 (0) 30 (3.1)
Microscopy 954 16 (1.7) 9 (0.9) 0 (0) 25 (2.6)
PCR 852 39 (4.6) 6 (0.7) 1 (0.1) 46 (5.4)