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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study participants before treatment with AS + DHA–PPQ and AM–LUM

From: Susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to artemisinins and Plasmodium vivax to chloroquine in Phuoc Chien Commune, Ninh Thuan Province, south-central Vietnam

Study group AS + DHA–PPQ AM–LUM
Children Adults Children Adults
No. patients 3 10 4 10
Mean (SD) age (years) 11.7 ± 3.2 28.5 ± 12.5 8.3 ± 2.2 35.6 ± 10.5
Mean (SD) weight (kg) 29.8 ± 10.4 44.4 ± 5.8 15.4 ± 5.0 48.6 ± 4.9
Mean (SD) temp (°C) 38.0 ± 2.1 38.2 ± 0.6 38.4 ± 1.2 37.7 ± 0.6
No. patients temp ≥ 38 °C 1 (33%) 6 (60%) 3 (75%) 3 (30%)
Geometric mean parasites/µL (range) 16,200 (5227–84,459) 17,835 (4067–118,248) 16,884 (2014–88,144) 15,700 (2078–87,123)