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Table 5 In vivo response of P. falciparum to SP during the extended period of follow up after cessation of sIPT implementation per age categories and treatment group

From: Impact of intermittent preventive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine targeting the transmission season on the incidence of clinical malaria in children in Mali

  1–4 years 5–11 years All
Outcome sIPT- (n = 102) sIPT + (n = 104) sIPT- (n = 130) sIPT + (n = 136) sIPT- (n = 232) sIPT + (n = 240)
ACPR 87.3 84.6 88.5 93.4 87.9 89.6
ETF 0.0 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.9 0.8
LCF 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0
LPF 11.8 14.4 10.0 5.9 10.8 9.6
  1. sIPT - = control group
  2. sIPT + = treatment group
  3. ACPR = adequate clinical and parasitological response
  4. ETF = early treatment failure
  5. LPF = late parasitological failure