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Table 3 Vivax malaria in Cameroon

From: Molecular evidence of Plasmodium vivax infection in Duffy negative symptomatic individuals from Dschang, West Cameroon

Study (ref.) Study site Total population, n Malaria cases, n (%) Vivax malaria cases
n %a Duffy neg, n
[16] Five sitesb 485c 201 (41.4) 8 4 8/8
[17] Douala city 60c 43 (71.7) 10 23.2 10/10
[18] Bolifamba villaged 269e 87 (32.3) 13 4.8 6/13
Present study Dschangf 484c 70 (14.5) 27 38.6 27/27
  1. aRelative proportion of P. vivax infection among total malaria cases
  2. bFive sites in southern Cameroon (Littoral, South, Centre and East regions)
  3. cAll symptomatic (febrile) individuals
  4. dSouth-West region of Cameroon
  5. eAll asymptomatic individuals
  6. fWest region of Cameroon