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Table 3 Generalized linear mixed-effects models investigating the effect of infection presence (infected or uninfected) and infection load (number of parasite genomes/μL of DNA extract quantified using qPCR) on the PLS score of the predicted samples including mosquito age as a random effect

From: Detection of Plasmodium falciparum infected Anopheles gambiae using near-infrared spectroscopy

  Coefficients Robust standard error z 95% Confidence intervals P value
Oocyst infections
 Infection presence 0.67 0.13 5.11 0.41 to 0.93 < 0.001
 Infection load − 0.000003 − 0.000002 − 1.26 − 0.0000074 to 0.0000015 0.21
 Mosquito age
(random effect)
0.018 0.005 0.01 to 0.03
Sporozoite infections
 Infection presence 0.75 0.12 6.03 0.51 to 1.00 < 0.001
 Infection load 0.0000019 0.0000003 5.82 0.0000013 to 0.0000025 < 0.001
 Mosquito age
(random effect)
0.007 0.008 0.0032 to 0.087