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Table 2 Proportions of malaria infections containing P. vivax and P. falciparum at each of three health facilities sampled in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania

From: Widespread distribution of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Mauritania on the interface of the Maghreb and West Africa

Health facility
and year of sampling
Number of
cases sampled
P. vivax alone P. falciparum alone P. vivax
and P. falciparum mixed
Proportion of P. vivax (Pv/[Pv + Pf]) a
2012
 Teyarett Health Centre 53 49 (92 %) 4 (8 %) 0 0.92
 National Hospital Centre 43 16 (37 %) 16 (37 %) 11 (26 %) 0.50
2013
 Teyarett Health Centre 73 62 (85 %) 10 (14 %) 1 (1 %) 0.84
 Cheikh Zayed Hospital Centre 7 3 (43 %) 4 (57 %) 0 0.43
  1. aRelative proportions of each species at each hospital are estimated by counting numbers of infections with each species, with each being counted separately from mixed species infections