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Table 1 Prevalence of pfhrp2− and pfhrp3− parasites in samples collected from February to May 2015

From: Plasmodium falciparum histidine rich protein-2 diversity and the implications for PfHRP 2: based malaria rapid diagnostic tests in Ghana

  pfhrp2−/pfhrp3− pfhrp2−/pfhrp3+ pfhrp2+/pfhrp3− pfhrp2+/pfhrp3+
Accra (179) 3.9 % (7) 14 % (25) 16.2 % (29) 65.9 % (118)
Cape Coast (109) 27.5 % (30) 12.8 % (14) 17 % (19) 42 % (46)
  1. pfhrp2− no product obtained after pfhrp2 exon 2 PCR, pfhrp3− no product obtained after pfhrp3 exon 2 PCR, pfhrp2+ a product was obtained after pfhrp2 exon 2 PCR, pfhrp3+ a product was obtained after pfhrp3 exon 2 PCR. Frequency of occurrence is stated in parenthesis alongside prevalence expressed as a percent of the total population of 179 in Accra and 109 in Cape Coast