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Table 4 Proportions of mixed infections detected in this study

From: Drug resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mlimba, Tanzania

Category Variants detected Total No. of variants Percentage (%)
smDHFR 27 × 1 27 39.7
smDHPS 8 × 1 8 11.8
dmDHFR 8 × 2 16 23.5
dmDHPS 1 × 2 2 2.9
tmDHFR 5 × 3 15 22.1
tmDHPS 0 × 3 0 0.00
Total   68 100
  1. smDHFR = Mixed variants detected at a single codon on the dhfr domain; mDHPS = Mixed variants detected at a single codon on the dhps domain; dmDHFR = Mixed variants detected at two codons on the dhfr domain; dmDHPS = Mixed variants detected at two codons on the dhps domain; tmDHFR = Mixed variants detected at three codons on the dhfr domain; tmDHPS = Mixed variants detected at three codons on the dhps domain