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Table 1 Malaria parasite species and prevalence detected by microscopic and molecular diagnosis in Tafea Province, Vanuatu 2008.

From: Malaria on isolated Melanesian islands prior to the initiation of malaria elimination activities

Age group Number Number Positive (%)
Pf Pv Pf/Pv
0-2 y 369 3 13 0
3-5 y 1269 7 17 4
6-8 y 1897 15 32 4
9-11 y 1700 16 31 3
12 y 3 0 0 0
Total 5238 41 (0.8) 93 (1.7) 11 (0.2)
  1. Pf = P. falciparum; Pv = P. vivax; Pf/Pv = mixed infection