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Table 5 Effect of RANTES polymorphisms on incidence of malaria

From: Frequency of RANTES gene polymorphisms and their association with incidence of malaria: a longitudinal study on children in Iganga district, Uganda

RANTES genotype Malaria Number new episodes Adjusted incidence rate ratio P 95 % CI Median parasite densitya P
No Yes
RANTES 403G/A
 GG 42 34 63 Reference 488 Reference
 GA 108 117 240 1.09 0.664 0.744–1.590 563 0.981
 AA 57 49 103 1.16 0.500 0.753–1.788 825 0.815
RANTES In1.1T/C
 TT 143 122 240 Reference 775 Reference
 TC 63 62 118 1.10 0.344 0.804–1.506 373 0.258
 CC 9 6 11 1.25 0.560 0.541–2.888 2450 0.166
  1. aMedian parasite density (parasites/µL) at the time of diagnosis of symptomatic malaria