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Table 1 Results of blood samples of malaria obtained by microscopy and PCR

From: Plasmodium knowlesi in humans, macaques and mosquitoes in peninsular Malaysia

  Cases detected by microscopy  
PCR results Pf Pv Pm Pf+Pm Pm+Pv Cases detected by PCR
Pf 4 1 1    6
Pv   6 3 1 1 11
Pm    16    16
Pk 2 1 62    65
Pf+Pm    1    1
Pf+Pk    2    2
Pv+Pk   1 5   1 7
Pk+Pm    3    3
Total 6 9 93 1 2 111
  1. Pf = Plasmodium falciparum; Pv = Plasmodium vivax, Pm = Plasmodium malariae, Pk = Plasmodium knowlesi