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Table 1 Human subjects

From: Plasmodium vivax gametocyte infectivity in sub-microscopic infections

  Early infected volunteers (n = 16) Symptomatic volunteers (n = 16) Asymptomatic volunteers (n = 14)
Male (%) 63 75 42.8
Age (%)
 <25 25.0 37.5 14.3
 25–34 56.0 37.5 14.3
 >34 19.0 25 71.4
 Mean 29.7 28.9 36.4
 Malaria previous episodes (%) 56.0 93.8 71.4
 Mean of malaria episodes 5.1 5.2 3.5
Symptoms (%)
 Chills 69.0 81.5 0
 Headache 69.0 81.5 0
 Fever 56.0 25.5 0
PCR parasite density
 Mean parasitaemia (parasites/uL) 425.6 5096 13.9
Infectivity to mosquitoes
 Infective samples (%) 0 50 57
 Mosquito prevalence (%) 0 57 4.2
 Mosquito intensity (mean oocyst) 0 63.5 5.4