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Table 1 Summary of country of origin, number of cases included, 18S NASBA positive cases and gametocyte carriers

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium spp. in malaria asymptomatic African migrants assessed by nucleic acid sequence based amplification

Country Total number of cases included in the study Total number of 18S NASBA positive cases from the respective country Gametocyte carriers as assessed by Pfs25 NASBA
Ivory Coast – West Africa 14 3 1
Togo – West Africa 3   
Guinea – West Africa 8 2  
Somalia – East Africa 37 11 1
Ethiopia – East Africa 1   
Eritrea – East Africa 63 18 2
Ghana – West Africa 20 6 3
Nigeria – Central Africa 17 8 1
Burkina Faso – West Africa 7 1 1
Mali – West Africa 9 6 3
Cameroon – Central Africa 1   
Liberia – West Africa 3 2 1
Gambia – West Africa 4 1  
Chad – Central Africa 2   
Senegal – West Africa 2 1  
Sudan – East Africa 3 2  
Congo – Central Africa 1 1  
Total 195 62 13