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Table 2 Numbers of samples analysed and quality of ACT found per country

From: Fake anti-malarials: start with the facts

Country (date of sampling) Number of samples Number of brands Percent quality assured Percent falsified Percent Substandard Artemisinin monotherapy tablets
Rwanda (2008) 97 1 93.8 Not found 6.2 Not found
Cambodia (2010) 291 21 68.7 Not found 31.3 Found
Ghana-Kintampo (2011) 257 31 63.0 Not found 37.0 Not found
Tanzania (2010) 1737 37 88.0 Not found 12.0 Found
Tanzania (2011) 2546 46 97.8 Not found 2.2 Found
Nigeria-Enugu Metropolis (2013) 3024 131 92.2 1.2 6.6 Found
Nigeria-Ilorin city (2013) 1450 77 91.5 0.8 7.7 Found
Equatorial Guinea-Bioko Island (2014) 677 142 91.0 7.4 1.6 Found