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Figure 5

From: A morphometric and histological study of placental malaria shows significant changes to villous architecture in both Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infection

Figure 5

Boxplot graphs showing variation in placental villous morphological parameters between clinical groups. 5 A - Villous size. There was a significantly lower villus cross sectional area in active malaria cases compared to control or treated malaria (*p <0.0084, Fisher’s exact test). 5 B - Villous vascularity. There was a significantly lower number of capillaries per villus in active malaria cases compared to control or treated malaria (*p <0.0139, Fisher’s exact test). 5 C: Number of villi per high-powered field. There was a significantly higher number of villi seen per hpf in both active and treated malaria cases compared to controls (*p <0.0001, Fisher’s exact test). 5 D: Mean perimeter measurement per villus. There was a significantly lower perimeter measurement per individual villus seen in active malaria cases compared to treated malaria cases and controls (*p <0.0006, Fisher’s exact test). 5 E - Total perimeter measurement for all villi in 10 hpf. There was a significantly higher total perimeter measurement of all villi seen per 10 hpf in both active malaria and treated malaria cases compared to controls (*p <0.0004, Fisher’s exact test).

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