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Table 1 Time spans (median and interquartile range)

From: The prevalence, incidence and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in forest rangers in Bu Gia Map National Park, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam: a pilot study

  ACT IQR Placebo IQR All IQR
Duration of last forest stay before enrolment (days) 8 4–13 8 5–14 8 5–12
Days since last forest stay 7 7–28 7 7–28 7 7–14
Days between start drug administration* and return to forest 19 19–28 19 18–20 19 18–19
Days in forest 8 5–12 10 3–10 9.5 5–10
Days between return to forest and last screening 28 23–34 28 23–34 28 23–34
Duration of study participation (days) 47 42–54 47 42–54 47 42–54
  1. * 3 days DHA/piperaquine and 14 days PQ