Volume 16, Number 6—June 2010
Diagnostic Difficulties with Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Humans
|Patient no.||Age, y||Microscopy-based diagnosis||PCR-based diagnosis||P. knowlesi–specific PCR for quality of 153-bp band||Sequence analysis of 153-bp sequence|
|8||35||P. falciparum||P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. knowlesi||Strong||P. vivax|
|9||41||P. falciparum||P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. knowlesi||Strong||P. vivax|
|14||54||P. falciparum||P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. knowlesi||Weak||P. vivax|
|15||16||P. falciparum||P. knowlesi, P. vivax||Weak||P. knowlesi (GU233448)†|
*All patients were men who received a diagnosis of uncomplicated malaria.
†GenBank accession number.
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