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Table 2 Allele families and diversity of Plasmodium falciparum genetic profiles

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

Allelic type N (%) Allelic type N (%)
msp-1   msp-2  
 K1 12 (14.3)   3D7 20 (24.4)
 MAD20 8 (9.5)   FC27 10 (12.2)
 RO33 10 (11.9)   3D7/FC27 52 (63.4)
 K1/MAD20 5 (5.9)   
 K1/RO33 12 (14.3)   
 MAD20/RO33 14 (16.7)   
 K1/MAD20/RO33 23 (27.4)   
 Total combinations 84 (100)   82 (100)
 Total K1 63 (28.7)   Total 3D7 206 (53.7)
 Total MAD20 68 (31.1)   Total FC27 178 (46.3)
 Total RO33 88 (40.2)   
 Total alleles 219   384
 MI 58 (69)   73 (89)
 COI 2.5   4.7
  1. MI: prevalence of multiples infections; COI: complexity of infection