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Table 2 Genetic diversity at the CSP Th2R epitope at baseline (1996) and following 5 years of community-wide ITN use (2001)

From: Effect of malaria transmission reduction by insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) on the genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein (MSP-1) and circumsporozoite (CSP) in western Kenya

CSP Th2R
Survey n π NHap HapDiv
1996 68 0.0594 (0.00039) 26 0.943
2001 89 0.0613 (0.00035) 34 0.956
  1. n, Number of samples sequenced per cross-sectional survey.
  2. π, Nucleotide diversity (standard deviation).
  3. Nhap, No of haplotypes.
  4. HapDiv, Haplotype diversity.