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Table 1 Reported errors from participants on panel testing slides

From: Quality control of malaria microscopy reveals misdiagnosed non-falciparum species and other microscopically detectable pathogens in Senegal

Participants Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4–8 Total errors
Hospital 1 Negative    P. falciparum 2
Hospital 5   P. ovale    1
HC 1 Negative    P. falciparum 2
HC 5   P. ovale    1
HC 8 Negative P. vivax   P. falciparum 3
HC 10 Negative     1
Total errors 4 3 0 3 10
  1. Slide 1: P. falciparum, 192 p/μl
  2. Slide 2: P. falciparum, 28,000 parasites with Maurer dots (see Fig. 1)
  3. Slide 3: P. falciparum, with both trophozoites and gametocytes
  4. Slides 4,5,6,7 and 8: No parasites