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Table 2 Distribution of Plasmodium vivax msp-3α allele frequencies as determined by the PCR-RFLP method.

From: Genetic structure of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum in the Bannu district of Pakistan

  Digestion with Alu I (n = 50) Digestion with Hha I (n = 50)   Digestion with Pst I (n = 39)
Gene Allele Frequency Allele Frequency Gene Allele Frequency
msp-3α* A1 8% (4/50) A1 8% (4/50) msp-3β A1 8% (3/39)
  A2 20% (10/50) A2 12% (6/50)   A2 13% (5/39)
  A3 24% (12/50) A3 20% (10/50)   A3 13% (5/39)
  A4 8% (4/50) A4 6% (3/50)   A4 10% (4/39)
  A5 12% (6/50) A5 22% (11/50)   A5 5% (2/39)
  A6 6% (3/50) A6 6% (3/50)   B1 8% (3/39)
  A7 4% (2/50) B1 4% (2/50)   B2 5% (2/39)
  B1 2% (1/50) B2 4% (2/50)   B3 5% (2/39)
  B2 4% (2/50) C1 6% (3/50)   U 15% (6/39)
  C1 2% (1/50) D 2% (1/50)   M 18% (7/39)
  C2 6% (3/50) U 4% (2/50)    
  D 2% (1/50) M 6% (3/50)    
  M 2% (1/50)      
  1. *Digested with two enzymes in order to improve the sensitivity of detecting diversity at this locus [19].
  2. U: Uncut
  3. M: Mixed genotype