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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of isolates used for analysis

From: Analysis of ex vivo drug response data of Plasmodium clinical isolates: the pros and cons of different computer programs and online platforms

Baseline characteristic P. falciparum (n = 31) P. vivax (n = 29)
Median (range) delay from venipuncture to start of culture (minutes) 116 (80–180) 131 (75–210)
Median (range) duration of assay (hours) 45 (42–50) 46 (32–50)
Geometric mean (95 % CI) parasitaemia (asexual parasites/μL) 11,832 (9282–15,084) 17,233 (11,902–24,952)
Median initial % (range) of parasites at ring stage 100 (100–100) 95 (70–99)
Mean (95 % CI) schizont count at harvest 43 (36–49) 44 (40–47)
  1. CI, confidence interval