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Table 14 Summary of prevalence of side effects for the four MPPT countries

From: Mass primaquine treatment to eliminate vivax malaria: lessons from the past

Country Assessment G6PD prevalence (%) Treated (N) Side effects (%) Serious side effects (*)
Geokchai, Azerbaijan Daily field reports 12-38 30,000 2-4 7 persons
Mirbashir, Azerbaijan Surveys 5-10 3,000 2.7 0
North Afghanistan Surveys 0-15 94,000 A few cases 0
Tajikistan Daily reports 0.8-4 1,374,000 A few cases 0
DPR Korea Daily field reports 2.9 7,000,000 1.5-4 A few cases
  1. *None of these cases required hospitalization.