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Table 3 Parasite clearance time (PCT)

From: Efficacy and safety of fixed dose combination of arterolane maleate and piperaquine phosphate dispersible tablets in paediatric patients with acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a phase II, multicentric, open-label study

Statistical summary Age group 1 (6 months to <2 years) Age group 2 (2 to <6 years) Age group 3 (6 to ≤12 years)
 Censored 3 (13.6 %) 7 (14.3 %) 1 (1.4 %)
Summary (excluding censored values)
 n 19 42 69
 Mean ± SD 21.5 ± 6.33 21.0 ± 6.81 21.2 ± 5.58
 Min, max 12, 36 6, 31 12, 36
Time to parasite clearance (h)  
 Quartile estimate (95 % confidence interval)  
  25 % 18.0 (18.0, 20.0) 18.0 (13.0, 19.0) 18.0 (NE, NE)
  50 % (median) 22.0 (18.0, 24.0) 24.0 (19.0, 24.0) 23.0 (18.0, 24.0)
  75 % 30.0 (24.0, NE) 30.0 (24.0, 31.0) 24.0 (NE, NE)
  Mean 23. 5 22.4 21.5
  1. Overall the median PCT was estimated to be 24.0 h (18.0 to 24.0 h)