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Table 2 Reproducibility of the final protocol using haematocrit 0.2 and initial parasitaemia of 10%

From: Magnetic isolation of Plasmodium falciparum schizonts iRBCs to generate a high parasitaemia and synchronized in vitro culture

No Final number of iRBCs1 Final parasitaemia (%)2
1 9.63 × 107 46.57
2 1.21 × 108 39.42
3 8.50 × 107 48.67
4 8.40 × 107 39.17
5 1.10 × 108 30.00
6 6.95 × 107 39.78
7 8.33 × 107 34.00
8 2.75 × 108 33.46
Average 1.16 × 108 38.88
  1. 1Number of iRBCs harvested 18h after the magnetic column purification, being initially adjusted to 0.2% haematocrit and 10% initial parasitaemia.
  2. 2Parasitaemia of the P. falciparum culture harvested after 18h from the magnetic column purification, being initially adjusted to 0.2% haematocrit and 10% initial parasitaemia.