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Table 4 Number of samples PCR-positive for Plasmodium infection, by province and city

From: Prevalence and distribution of human Plasmodium infection in Pakistan

   PCR positive samples*
Province City P. vivax P. falciparum Mixed species
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 234 (72%) 65 (20%) 26 (8%)
  Bannu 69 29 10
  Hangu 30 14 5
  Peshawar 43 3 1
  Thall 92 19 10
Punjab   114 (73%) 35 (22%) 8 (5%)
  Bhakkar 35 1 0
  Lahore 16 0 1
  Mainwali 31 24 4
  Muzaffarghar 8 10 3
  Rawalpindi 24 0 0
Balochistan 49 (60%) 25 (30%) 8 (10%)
  Quetta 3 22 4
  Zhob 46 3 4
Sindh   58 (96%) 1 (2%) 1 (2)%
  Hyderabad 29 0 0
  Karachi 29 1 1
Capital   81 (98%) 2 (2%) 0%
  Islamabad 81 2 0
All 536 (76%) 128 (18%) 43 (6%)
  1. * Percentages indicate the proportion of PCR-positive samples for each species.