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Table 1 Parasite versus human DNA in Lymphoprep™ and cellulose-filtered, and Lymphoprep™-treated only samples

From: Cellulose filtration of blood from malaria patients for improving ex vivo growth of Plasmodium falciparum parasites

ID Lymphoprep™ and cellulose-filtered Lymphoprep™-treated only
Ct P. f. Ct Human % P. f. DNA Ct P. f. Ct Human % P. f. DNA
4636 15.8 18.9 6 11.6 24.1 98
4638 18.7 ND 100 15.3 29.9 99
4647 14.5 33.7 100    
4648 15.8 33.8 100    
4649 17.1 32.8 100    
4651 13.6 33.4 100    
4656 15.4 ND 100    
4658 12.1 21.0 77 15.8 20.6 16
4659 17.4 18.2 1 19.4 21.4 3
4660 12.4 21.5 80 15.8 22.3 39
4661 26.5 32.9 38    
4662 18.5 31.0 98 21.0 25.0 10
4663 18.7 ND 100 16.2 24.5 69
  1. Ct-value for seryl-tRNA-synthetase and beta-2-microglobulin (b2m) specific primer pairs, fold change calculated as dCt between seryl-tRNA-synthetase and b2m, then normalized by the difference in genome size
  2. % P. falciparum DNA in a sample compared to human DNA
  3. ND none detected