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Table 2 Malaria parasites species and prevalence determination by microscopic and molecular diagnosis in Temotu Province, Solomon Islands 2008.

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

Age group Number Number Positive (%)
Pf Pv Pf/Pv
0-4 y 1533 16 35 6
5-9 y 1696 26 57 12
10-14 y 1261 17 33 10
15-29 y 1832 26 41 6
30-44 y 1324 19 16 2
45-59 y 736 4 4 1
60+ 360 3 1 0
Total 8742 111 (1.3) 187 (2.1) 37 (0.4)
  1. Pf = P. falciparum; Pv = P. vivax; Pf/Pv = mixed infection