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Table 2 Merozoite surface protein (msp)-1 and msp-2 polymorphism in isolates from 52 Gabonese children presenting with a Plasmodium falciparum malaria attack, 2000.

From: Polymorphism in two merozoite surface proteins of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Gabon

  msp-1 msp-2 Total
K1 MAD20 R033 FC27 3D7
Number of distinct bands 14 8 3 11 8 44
Number (%) of samples containing alleles of the corresponding family 47 (90.4) 33 (63.5) 19 (36.5) 34 (65.4) 43 (82.7)  
% of fragments assigned to the corresponding family 52.5 32.5 15.0 49.7 50.3  
MOI* (± SE) 1.6 (± 0.1) 1.0 (± 0.1) 0.5 (± 0.1) 1.8 (± 0.2) 1.8 (± 0.2) 4.0 (± 0.3)
  1. * Multiplicity of infection