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Table 3 Malaria species by sensitive PCR in the three villages

From: Elimination of Plasmodium falciparum in an area of multi-drug resistance

  Village 1 (PLU) May 2010 Village 2 (WLM) Dec 2011 Village 3 (TMK) May 2012
Number (%) positive for P. falciparum*
 Adult males 21/148 (14.2 %) 42/171 (24.6 %) 21/71 (29.6 %)
 Adult females 18/127 (14.2 %) 15/130 (11.5 %) 18/90 (20.0 %)
 Children 19/81 (23.5 %) 14/84 (16.7 %) 31/125 (24.8 %)
 Total 58/356 (16.3 %) 80/385 (18.4 %) 71/286 (24.5 %)
Number (%) positive for P. vivax*
 Adult males 63/148 (42.5 %) 56/171 (32.7 %) 31/71 (43.7 %)
 Adult females 39/127 (30.7 %) 40/130 (30.8 %) 32/90 (35.6 %)
 Children 20/81 (24.7 %) 46/84 (54.8 %) 71/125 (56.8 %)
 Total 122/356 (34.3 %) 124/385 (36.9 %) 134/286 (46.9 %)
  1. * Parasites could not be identified in 40/356 (12.4 %) and 30/385 (7.8 %) and 26/286 (9.1 %) positive samples in villages 1, 2 and 3 respectively. Mixed infections are counted in both species.