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Table 2 Zone-wise resistance pattern of Plasmodium falciparum to anti-malarial drugs

From: In vitro studies on the sensitivity pattern of Plasmodium falciparum to anti-malarial drugs and local herbal extracts

Origin Number of isolates cultured CQ res (%) AQ res (%) As res (%) MQ res (%) SP res (%) Q res (%)
Ijebu 20 9 (45) 6 (30) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (5) 0 (0)
Yewa 43 30 (69.8) 4 (9.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (10) 0 (0)
Egba 25 5 (20) 1 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (10) 0 (0)
Remo 12 7 (58.3) 2 (16.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 100 51 (51) 13 (13) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (5) 0 (0)
  1. CQ - chloroquine; AQ - amodiaquine; As - artesunate; MQ - mefloquine; SP - sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine; Q - quinine; res - resistance.