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Table 3 Malaria parasites species determined by microscopy

From: Treatment outcomes in a safety observational study of dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine (Eurartesim®) in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria at public health facilities in four African countries

Parasites density (/µL) Plasmodium species n (%)
P. falciparum P. ovale P. malariae
Total Nested Total Nested Total Nested
  7260 (98.2) 995 14 (0.2) 3 117 (1.6) 25
<500 1949 (26.8) 302 3 (21.4) 0 52 (44.4) 11
500 to <5000 2028 (27.9) 265 10 (71.4) 3 60 (51.3) 13
≥5000 3283 (45.2) 428 1 (7.1) 0 5 (4.3) 1
  1. The nested cohort total is more than the 1002 because of mixed infections