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Table 1 Number of isolates collected from each site in Southeast Asia (Vietnam) and Africa and number and proportion of successful molecular tests

From: African isolates show a high proportion of multiple copies of the Plasmodium falciparum plasmepsin-2 gene, a piperaquine resistance marker

Sites No. isolates No. of successful tests (%)
kelch 13 Pfpm2 Pfmdr1
Southeast Asia
 Gai Lai 18 13 (72) 18 (100) 18 (100)
 Binh Phuoc 30 26 (87) 28 (93) 28 (93)
 Quang Tri 1 1 (100) 1 (100) 1 (100)
 Khanh Hao 34 28 (82) 32 (94) 32 (94)
Africa
 Benin 1 1 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Burkina Faso 127 114 (90) 105 (83) 105 (83)
 DR Congo 5 4 (80) 2 (40) 2 (40)
 Gabon 94 83 (88) 71 (76) 72 (77)
 Mozambique 14 14 (100) 8 (57) 12 (86)
 Uganda 124 116 (94) 112 (90) 113 (91)
Total 448 400 (89) 377 (84) 383 (85)