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Table 2 First appearance of gametocytes in children with P. falciparum malaria treated with treated with mefloquine or artesunate-mefloquine

From: Effects of mefloquine and artesunate mefloquine on the emergence, clearance and sex ratio of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in malarious children

  No. with gametocytes  
Days after enrolment Artesunate-Mefloquine Mefloquine All Cumulative %
0 22 20 42 38.9
1 3 6 9 47.2
2 6 13 19 64.8
3 3 5 8 72.2
4 1 3 4 75.9
5 1 2 3 78.7
6 1 3 4 82.4
7 3 6 9 90.7
14 3 3 6 96.3
21 - 2 2 98.1
28 - 1 1 99.1
35 1 - 1 100
42 - - - 100
Total 44 64 108 100