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Table 3 Microsatellite expected heterozygosity (HE) of P. vivax populations from South Korea vs other geographic areas

From: Recent increase of genetic diversity in Plasmodium vivax population in the Republic of Korea

Geographic area Study year H E Reference
Brazil 1999-2005 0.71-0.80 13
Colombia 2001-2003 0.79 15
India 2003-2004 0.72  
Thailand 1992-1998 0.76  
Laos 2001-2003 0.75  
Sri Lanka 2004-2005 0.79 19
Ethiopia 2006-2008 0.752 14
Myanmar 2007 0.845  
Sri Lanka 2003-2008 0.861  
Vietnam 1999-2000 0.86 17
Peru 2006-2008 0.44-0.69 18
South Korea 1997-2000 0.382 this study
  2007 0.545