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Table 3 Area under a curve (AUC) and persistence of gametocytaemia after AL and DP treatment

From: Gametocyte clearance in children, from western Kenya, with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria after artemether–lumefantrine or dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine treatment

Treatment armAUC (g/µl day), median (IQR)% gametocyte prevalence (n/N)
Day 21Day 28Day 42
AL0.56 (0.12–1.26)10.8 (8/74)12.7 (9/71)7.04 (5/71)
DP0.37 (0.16–0.42)13.2 (10/76)13.5 (10/74)14.5 (11/74)
  1. Adjusted for baseline gametocyte density
  2. IQR interquartile range, DP dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine, AL artemether–lumefantrine