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Table 1 Characteristics of study Plasmodium vivax samples from endemic areas of Korea, Myanmar, Thailand and China

From: Naturally acquired humoral and cellular immune responses to Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein 8 in patients with P. vivax infection

Characteristic Value
Acute vivax patients 1 month Recovery subjects (China) Healthy subjects (Korea)
Korea Myanmar Thailand follow-up 5 year 12 year 30 year
Total (n) 112 56 56 25 30 30 30 80
Age (year)
 Mean (SD) 25.5 (9.50) 23.3 (8.50) 30.1 (12.46) 21.6 (7.85) 52.5 (22.52) 49.3 (16.47) 62 (13.0) 9.5 (3.30)
 Range 4–79 8–52 16–70 14–45 7–85 19–78 40–84 6–13
Parasitaemia (%)
 Mean (SD) 0.128 (0.11) 0.082 (0.11) 0.130 (0.12)      
 Range 0.012–0.45 0.009–0.801 0.006–0.400