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Table 4 Genetic diversity, prevalence and multiplicity of infection of P. falciparum and P. vivax infections at the health centre catchment area level

From: The epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, pre- and post-implementation of national malaria control efforts

  2005 2012/13
Prevalence (%) MOI He Prevalence MOI He
Pfmsp2
 Overall 54.9 1.8 0.94 8.5 1.6 0.91
 Ilahita 63.8 2.2 0.93 21.6 1.6 0.88
 Brukham 60.8 1.9 0.94 8.8 1.4 0.93
 Burui 43.4 1.4 0.95 7.9 1.5 0.94
 Ulupu 52.2 1.7 0.92 1.9 1.5 0.97
Wombisa 53.8 1.7 0.94 2.5 1.6 0.83
Pvmsp1f3
 Overall 35.7 2.1 0.89 5.6 1.4 0.90
 Ilahita 37.2 2.7 0.91 15.0 1.4 0.85
 Brukham 39.8 2.3 0.92 7.2 1.3 0.92
 Burui 28.4 1.6 0.88 3.8 1.3 0.94
 Ulupu 39.9 2.1 0.88 1.2 1  
 Wombisa 32.4 1.9 0.88 0.5 N/A  
PvMS2
 Overall 35.7 1.8 0.91 5.6 1.3 0.90
 Ilahita 37.2 2.3 0.91 15.0 1.2 0.91
 Brukham 39.8 1.8 0.91 7.2 1.2 0.92
 Burui 28.4 1.7 0.93 3.8 1.4 0.87
 Ulupu 39.9 1.8 0.91 1.2 1.8  
 Wombisa 32.4 1.6 0.91 0.5 N/A  
  1. MOI mean multiplicity of infection, He expected heterozygosity. Diversity calculation for P. vivax in Ulupu in 2012–2013 was not calculated due to small sample size