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Table 2 DNA amplification success rate for each marker gene in baseline samples in 5 countries

From: Plasmodium falciparum msp1, msp2 and glurp allele frequency and diversity in sub-Saharan Africa

Country Study year n PCR-positive samples
    msp1 (%) msp2 (%) glurp (%)
    K1 MAD20 RO33 Total   
B*. Faso 2000 180 71 33 37 95 (53) 154 (86) 110 (61)
Malawi 2000 180 100 53 68 146(81) 145 (81) 135 (75)
São Tomé 2000 180 100 65 65 171 (95) 164 (91) 145 (81)
Tanzania 1996 60 48 30 10 50 (83) 56 (93) 45 (75)
Uganda 2000 180 100 41 27 137 (76) 160 (89) 140 (78)
Total   780     599(76.8) 679 (87) 575(73.7)
  1. Note: * B = Burkina, S = Study