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Table 2 Parasitologic factors, quantitative PCR results, and RNA transcript expression in 40 Plasmodium falciparum positive specimens with isolated asexual-stages by expert microscopy

From: Correlating quantitative real-time PCR to rapid diagnostic test and RNA transcript expression in isolated gametocytemia and asexual parasitemia of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Sample Microscopy Parasitemia HRP-2 T1 Aldolase T2 Plasmodium Genus Mean CT StDev P. falciparum Mean CT StDev Ave 18S rRNA gene copy#/rxn eba-175 myosin
46 Rings <0.1 + - 28.8 0.9 28.8 0.4 7287 ND ND
47 Rings, Trophs <0.1 + - 26.9 0.8 27.5 0.3 18727 ND ND
48 Rings <0.1 + + 25.6 0.7 26.2 0.5 41458 + +
49 Rings <0.1 + - 25.1 0.6 25.7 0.2 57100 ND ND
50 Rings <0.1 + + 24.2 0.9 24.6 0.6 103941 ND ND
51 Rings <0.1 + + 24.0 0.9 24.5 1.2 116491 + +
52 Rings <0.1 + - 24.1 1.0 24.3 0.5 117324 + +
53 Rings <0.1 + + 24.0 0.8 24.2 0.3 126258 + -
54 Rings <0.1 + + 21.1 0.6 21.5 0.4 700623 + +
55 Rings <0.1 + + 20.5 0.9 20.8 0.5 1058503 + +
56 Rings 0.1 + + 21.5 1.0 20.7 0.6 876634 + +
57 Rings 0.2 + + 23.6 1.3 23.2 0.6 209649 + +
58 Rings 0.2 + + 22.6 1.0 22.3 0.4 362408 ND ND
59 Rings, Trophs 0.2 + + 22.0 0.5 22.2 0.2 440742 ND ND
60 Rings 0.2 + + 21.6 1.1 20.9 0.5 798231 + +
61 Rings, Trophs 0.3 + + 20.9 0.7 21.2 0.2 818001 + +
62 Rings, Trophs 0.3 + + 20.6 0.8 20.1 0.5 1351301 + -
63 Rings 0.4 + + 21.2 0.8 21.8 0.6 606025 + -
64 Rings, Trophs 0.4 + + 21.5 1.2 21.3 0.6 684146 + +
65 Rings 0.4 + + 20.9 0.6 21.1 0.5 821066 + -
66 Rings, Trophs 1.1 + + 18.7 0.9 18.5 0.5 3761262 + +
67 Rings 1.2 + + 20.7 0.8 20.7 0.6 1067665 + -
68 Rings, Trophs 1.8 + + 19.2 1.0 19.0 0.6 2758211 ND ND
69 Rings, Trophs, Schizonts 2.6 + + 17.5 0.7 17.6 0.4 6849735 ND ND
70 Rings, Trophs 3.0 + + 19.2 0.8 19.1 0.3 2743861 ND ND
71 Rings 3.0 + + 17.6 0.4 18.4 0.2 5318426 + +
72 Rings, Trophs 3.8 + + 17.2 0.8 17.5 0.7 7901115 + +
73 Rings, Trophs 3.8 + + 17.2 1.0 17.2 0.4 9026304 ND ND
74 Rings, Trophs 4.0 + + 17.2 0.8 17.3 0.8 8628101 ND ND
75 Rings 4.3 + + 17.1 0.7 17.8 0.3 7438110 ND ND
76 Rings 10.4 + + 17.4 1.0 17.3 0.5 8171936 + +
77 Rings 11.6 + + 17.4 0.7 17.5 0.2 7541456 ND ND
78 Rings 12.6 + + 16.6 0.9 16.6 0.1 13147859 + +
79 Rings 13.0 + + 14.2 0.7 14.6 0.6 46984798 ND ND
80 Rings, Trophs 14.0 + + 14.1 0.9 14.5 0.7 50542052 ND ND
81 Rings, Trophs 16.0 + + 16.7 0.6 17.3 0.6 9825903 ND ND
82 Rings 18.0 + + 16.9 1.2 17.2 0.5 9827129 ND ND
83 Rings 21.1 + + 15.6 0.9 16.1 0.2 19863776 ND ND
84 Rings 24.0 + + 14.5 0.7 14.9 0.3 39213307 ND ND
85 Rings, Trophs 34.0 + + 14.4 0.5 14.9 0.5 41210046 ND ND
  1. ND not fetermined