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Table 1 Allelic size variants of GLURP R II repeat region of P. falciparum field isolates in Group-A (collected in 2005) and Group-B (collected in 2011)

From: Genetic polymorphism and amino acid sequence variation in Plasmodium falciparum GLURP R2 repeat region in Assam, India, at an interval of five years

Types Allelic size variants (50 bp bin) Group-A (N = 29) n (%) Group-B (N = 26) n (%) Total (N = 55) N’ (%) p value
I 501-550 0 2(7) 2(3) 0.2014
II 601-650 0 1(4) 1(2) 0.4531
III 651-700 1(3) 3(10) 4(6) 0.3211
IV 701-750 1(3) 10(34) 11(17) 0.0016
V 751-800 3(9) 2(7) 5(8) 1
VI 801-850 5(14) 1(4) 6(9) 0.209
VII 851-900 6(17) 3(10) 9(14) 0.4943
VIII 901-950 8(23) 4(14) 12(19) 0.5221
IX 951-1000 7(20 3(10) 10(16) 0.3268
X 1001-1050 4(11) 0 4(6) 0.1198
  I + II + III + IV + V 5(14) 18(62) 23(36) 0.0001
  VI + VII + VIII + IX + X 30(86) 11(38) 41(64) 0.0001
Total 35(100) 29(100) 64(100) 0.3768
MOI 1.21 ± 0.49 1.12 ± 0.43 1.16 ± 0.46  
  1. N = number of sample; n = frequency of GLURP allelic size variants;
  2. % = percentage of GLURP allelic size variants; MOI = multiplicity of infection.