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Table 1 Prevalence of malaria antigen or anti-malaria IgG antibodies in 1239 Myanmar refugees residing in Bangladesh, April–May 2018

From: Screening for malaria antigen and anti-malarial IgG antibody in forcibly-displaced Myanmar nationals: Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, 2018

 IgG to Plasmodium antigen 
PmMSP1
n/N (%)
PvMSP1
n/N (%)
PfMSP1
n/N (%)
Pf short-term
n/N (%)
Any Plasmodium
n/N (%)
Plasmodium antigen
Camp      
 Nayapara2/273 (0.7%)5/273 (1.8%)3/273 (1.1%)2/273 (0.7%)11/273 (4.0%)0/273 (0.0%)
 Kutupalong7/309 (2.3%)12/309 (3.9%)4/309 (1.3%)1/309 (0.3%)22/309 (7.1%)0/309 (0.0%)
 Makeshift13/657 (2.0%)22/657 (3.4%)19/657 (2.9%)10/657 (1.5%)57/657 (8.7%)0/657 (0.0%)
Age (years)      
 1–413/567 (2.3%)15/567 (2.7%)6/567 (1.1%)4/567 (0.7%)34/576 (6.0%)0/567 (0.0%)
 5–102/431 (0.5%)12/431 (2.8%)6/431 (1.4%)4/431 (0.9%)23/431 (5.3%)0/431 (0.0%)
 11–147/241 (2.9%)12/241 (5.0%)14/241 (5.8%)5/241 (2.1%)33/241 (13.7%)0/241 (0.0%)
How long in Bangladesh      
 1–7 months0/10 (0.0%)0/10 (0.0%)0/10 (0.0%)0/10 (0.0%)0/10 (0.0%)0/10 (0.0%)
 8–10 months13/640 (2.0%)23/640 (3.4%)18/640 (2.8%)11/640 (1.7%)57/640 (8.9%)0/640 (0.0%)
 > 10 months9/587 (1.5%)16/587 (2.7%)8/587 (1.4%)2/587 (0.3%)33/587 (5.6%)0/587 (0.0%)