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Table 2 Proportion of Plasmodium trophozoite species and P. falciparum gametocytes along the transect

From: Topography and malaria transmission heterogeneity in western Kenya highlands: prospects for focal vector control

  Proportion of infected children with parasites (%)
Parasite Valley bottom (1450 m) Mid-hill (1500 m) Hilltop(1580 m)
P. falciparum 68.0 40.2 26.7
P. falciparum gametocytes 5.8 5.9 3.0
P. malariae 1.6 0.8 0.0
P. ovale 3.0 2.3 1.7