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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