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Table 3 Comparisons of genetic diversity between the baseline and post-ITN parasite populations

From: Effects of transmission reduction by insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) on parasite genetics population structure: I. The genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum parasites by microsatellite markers in western Kenya

Locus Baseline population Post-ITN population p< 0.05 (He)*
  Allele Number (Allele Richness) He ± SE Allele Number (Allele Richness) He ± SE  
Poly-α 18 (17.96) 0.91 ± 0.0159 17 (16.92) 0.92 ± 0.0243 0.7301
Pfg377 4 (3.99) 0.29 ± 0.0654 3 (3.00) 0.57 ± 0.0984 0.0441
PfPK2 10 (9.99) 0.82 ± 0.0235 12 (11.92) 0.83 ± 0.0497 0.8555
ADL 15 (14.99) 0.91 ± 0.0108 14 (13.96) 0.89 ± 0.0191 0.3620
EBP 17 (16.96) 0.90 ± 0.0168 11 (10.91) 0.82 ± 0.0193 0.0017
P195 5 (5.00) 0.71 ± 0.0310 6 (5.99) 0.75 ± 0.0241 0.3084
TAA60 9 (8.98) 0.79 ± 0.0323 17 (16.87) 0.85 ± 0.0322 0.1879
TAA109 10 (9.99) 0.79 ± 0.0301 11(10.91) 0.77 ± 0.0372 0.6760
Overall   0.75 ± 0.0720   0.79 ± 0.0380 0.9850
  1. Comparisons of genetic diversity between the baseline and post-ITN parasite populations based on number of alleles at each locus, allele richness (in parenthesis), and the unbiased heterozygosity plus the standard error (He ± SE) [17, 22]. (He)* denotes the p-values for He between baseline and post-ITN parasite populations.