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Table 4 Comparison of proportions of gametocytes carriers at day 3, G6PD deficient patients versus G6PD-normal patients

From: Plasmodium falciparum clearance with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Mali

  Proportion of gametocytes carriers
G6PD Status Gametocytes (-) Gametocytes (+) Total
  n (%) n (%) n
Deficiency 54 (96.4) 2* (3.6) 56
Normal 252 (97.7) 6 (2.3) 258
Total 306 (97.5) 8 (2.5) 314
  1. Fisher exact test p = 0.63
  2. *The two cases occurred in heterozygous genotype deficiency