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Table 1 Demographic and parasitological characteristics of Plasmodium falciparum positive asymptomatic children (N = 87)

From: Association of high Plasmodium falciparum parasite densities with polyclonal microscopic infections in asymptomatic children from Toubacouta, Senegal

Characteristics of patients Values
Mean age in years (± SD) 6.5 (± 2.2)
Median age (range) 6.8 (0.9 to 9.9 years)
Sex ratio (F/M) 0.74 (37/50)
Mean of parasite density (parasites/µl) 8915.7
Median of parasite density (range) 640 (0 to 106,560)