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Table 2 Characteristics of malaria episodes

From: Effect of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole on the risk of malaria in HIV-infected Ugandan children living in an area of widespread antifolate resistance

Characteristics HIV-uninfected*
(n = 517)
HIV-infected*
(n = 292)
Number of treatments for malaria 511 65
New episodes of malaria 491 65
Species for new episodes   
   P. falciparum 451 (92%) 60 (92%)
   P. malariae 23 (4%) 2 (3%)
   P. ovale 14 (3%) 3 (5%)
   P. vivax 3 (1%) 0
Geometric means parasite density per μL§ 11230 6462
  1. * All HIV-uninfected participants were not receiving TS and all HIV-infected participants were receiving daily TS
  2. After exclusion of episodes due to recrudescences identified by genotyping
  3. Includes P. falciparum mono and mixed infections
  4. § Only include new episodes of falciparum malaria