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Table 1 Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum and evolution of multiplicity of infection (MOI) in the Republic of Djibouti (1998–2009)

From: Population genetics analysis during the elimination process of Plasmodium falciparum in Djibouti

Populations Microsatellites, individual He Mean He MOI Mean number of alleles/ locus
  n 7A11 C4M79 Pf 2689 Pf 2802 TRAP [±SD] [±SD]  
1998 46 0.5427(72) 0.2838(57) 0.3163(62) 0.6944(66) 0.7060(66) 0.5086[±0.20] 1.36[±0.81] 7.8
1999 61 0.5835(76) 0.4585(66) 0.4381(75) 0.7336(80) 0.7245(81) 0.5876[±0.14] 1.42[±0.79] 8.4
2002 32 0.4493(47) 0.1762(43) 0.4615(46) 0.7281(46) 0.7467(47) 0.5124[±0.23] 1.12[±0.38] 6.0
2009 42 0(42) 0(41) 0(42) NA 0(36) 0 1.00 1.0
  1. He, Nei unbiased expected heterozygosity index; SD standard deviation, MOI multiplicity of infection mean number of alleles/locus, n, number of samples, NA, no results detected. The number of genotypes successfully obtained is in parentheses.