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Table 2 Summary of changes in lag phase when 12-hourly parasite counts were used instead of six-hourly counts.

From: Standardizing the measurement of parasite clearance in falciparum malaria: the parasite clearance estimator

  Duration of lag phase (hours)a
Change in t lag 0 hours b 6 hours 12 hours 18 hours c
Decreased 0 (0%) 354 (84%) 42 (53%) 12 (80%)
Remains unchanged 1167 (99%) 0 (0%) 37 (47%) 0 (0%)
Increased 12 (1%) 69 (16%) 0 (0%) 3 (20%)
  1. Values presented in brackets is the percentage of the column sum.
  2. anumber of patients (%) given
  3. bno lag phase was identified
  4. cduration of lag phase of 18 hours or longer