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Table 4 Frequencies of diagnosis of gestational and placental malaria at delivery by PCR according to locality

From: Prevalence of gestational, placental and congenital malaria in north-west Colombia

A. Gestational malaria*     
  Negative P. vivax P. falciparum Total
Turbo 68 2 1 71
Puerto Libertador 36 9 5 50
Total 104 11 6 121
B. Placental malaria +     
  Negative P. vivax P. falciparum Total
Turbo 68 0 3 71
Puerto Libertador 33 7 10 50
Total 101 7 13 121
  1. *p = 0.001040 for species, p = 0.000211 for presence-absence of infection, +p = 0.000049 for species and p = 0.000014 for presence-absence of infection.