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Table 2 Prevalence of Plasmodium vivax circumsporozoite of RFLP genotypes in Southern Chiapas, Mexico during 2006-2008

From: Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax in Latin America: polymorphism and evolutionary relationships of the circumsporozoite gene

  Year:   
RFLP-genotype:      2006      2007      2008   Complete period:
  n % n % n % n %
Single infections: 120 95.2 131 93.4 128 95.5 379 95
Vk2471 64 50.8 69 49.2 48 35.83 181 45.25
Vk210a 56 44.4 62 44.2 80 59.73 198 49.5
Vk210d2 1 - - - - - 1 0.25
Mixed infections: 6 4.7 9 6.4 6 4.4 21 5
Vk2471 -210a 3   8   5   16 4.0
Vk2471 -210b 1   -   -   1 0.25
Vk2471 -210c 1   1   1   3 0.75
Total 126   140   134   400  
  1. n, number of isolates. %, percentage.
  2. 1All isolates show similar RFLP pattern as those found for years 2002–2005 in Southern Mexico.
  3. 2New RFLP pattern was detected in a single isolate.
  4. 3A significant difference, Z test dependent variables at 95% CI.