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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants in survey of PvMSP8 antigenicity at different time points after P. vivax infection

From: The acquisition of long-lived memory B cell responses to merozoite surface protein-8 in individuals with Plasmodium vivax infection

Characteristics P. vivax-infected participants
Acute vivax patients Recovered subjects
3 months 9 months 12 months
Total (n) 40 35 26 25
Gender
 Male 28 24 15 16
 Female 12 11 11 9
Age  Mean ± SD 37.4 ± 12 40.0 ± 1.4 41.2 ± 12.2 41.1 ± 11.8 
Parasitaemia (parasite/µL)  Mean ± SD 5170.8 ± 5238.3  0 0 0
No. of prior infections
 0 40 35 25 24
 1 0 0 1 1
 > 1 0 0 0 0
No. of recorded re-infections 0 0 1 1