Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009
Human Plasmodium knowlesi Infection Detected by Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria
|Time after admission, h||P. knowlesi parasitemia, trophozoites/μL||BinaxNow†
|HRP-2||Aldolase||P. falciparum–LDH||Pan-malarial LDH|
*HRP-2, histidine-rich protein 2; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; ND, not detectable. All tests were performed on blood samples collected in EDTA and frozen at –20°C for 2 weeks.
†Binax, Inc., Scarborough, ME, USA.
‡Diamed, Cressler, Switzerland.
§Tests were also performed on freshly collected blood samples; results were identical.
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