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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of study participants

From: Signatures of divergent anti-malarial treatment responses in peripheral blood from adults and young children in Malawi

  Young children Adults
Acute
 No. of participants 34 29
 Age, years 0–2 19–70
 Haemoglobin, g/dL blood 9.16 (2.06) 14.05 (2.53)
 Parasite load, μL−1 blood (×104) 7.08 (12.4) 1.10 (2.32)
 Gametocytaemia, μL−1 blood
  Pfs16 36.97 (47.25) 44.19 (40.69)
  Pfs25 2.74 (8.19) 0.517 (1.22)
  Pfs230 (×105) 2.24 (9.83) 15.6 (70.2)
 % positive for anti-Plasmodium Ab 50.00 79.31
Post-treatment
 Haemoglobin, g/dL blood 10.76 (2.02) 13.03 (2.23)
 Parasite load, μL−1 blood (×104) 0.2589 (1.338) 0.0002 (0.0011)
 % positive for anti-Plasmodium Ab 44.12 65.52
  1. Where applicable, values are given as mean (1 sd)