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Table 3 Heterologous serum panel

From: Plasmodium falciparum variant erythrocyte surface antigens: a pilot study of antibody acquisition in recurrent natural infections

Patients Male (m)/female (f) Age (months) Blood group Parasitemia baseline Day of recurrence Recurrent infection asymptomatic (tympanic temperature < 37.5 °C) Recrudescent infectionsa Number of infecting clonesa
Baseline infections Recurrent infections (recrudescent/new infections)a
56 M 44 AB 0.10 49 Yes   1 0/1
77 M 34 A 0.08 35 No Yes 5 3/3
105 M 43 AB 1.29 49 Yes   1 0/1
111 M 36 A 0.11 28 Yes   1 0/1
115 AB 1.5 49 Yes   1 0/3
119 F 41 A 6.25 35 No Yes 2 1/1
127 M 46 A 0.85 45 Yes   5 0/1
144 M 48 A 5.05 40 No   2 0/1
150 M 30 A 1.69 42 No   3 0/2
160 F 10 A 0.56 42 No   1 0/4
162 F 25 A 0.06 49 No Yes 2 1/1
169 M 33 A 5.38 42 Yes   2 0/2
178 M 35 A 2.71 42 No Yes 6 1/0
181 F 42 A 0.05 42 Yes Yes 4 4/0
191 F 44 A 3.99 54 Yes   1 0/2
221 M 38 A 6.75 35 Yes Yes 7 2/2
246 M 40 A 0.27 40 No   1 0/10
247 M 32 AB 0.47 56 No   5 0/4
  1. Sera from day 0 (acute) and day 14 (convalescent) was used from all patients
  2. aAccording to MSP2 analysis (capillary electrophoresis)