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Table 3 Malariaometric indices of children with uncomplicated malaria

From: Comparative analysis of asexual and sexual stage Plasmodium falciparum development in different red blood cell types

  HbAA HbAC HbAS
D0 PD (p/μL)
 Count (n/N) 100% (45/45) 100% (19/19) 100% (15/15)
 Median (IQR) 88,716 (43,740–164,775) 24,615 (17,043–32,804) 23,540 (9130–122,760)
 Min–max 3910–249,960 2604–226,830 3621–248,116
D0 AS
 Count (n/N) 100% (45/45) 100% (19/19) 100% (15/15)
 Median (IQR) 3.2 (1.93–4.28) 3.7 (0.78–6.1) 2.2 (1.4–5.7)
 Min–max 0.90–21 0.78–13.30 0.29–7.1
D4 ES
 Count (n/N) 95.5% (43/45) 73.7% (14/19) 80% (12/15)
 Median (IQR) 0.08 (0.02–0.25) 0.05 (0.01–0.12) 0.03 (0.01–0.10)
 Min–max 0.004–1.39 0.009–0.34 0.004–0.486
  1. Count stated as a percent followed by a fraction
  2. PD parasite density measured as parasites, p per microlitre, AS asexual P. falciparum parasites, ES early stage P. falciparum gametocytes, min minimum, max maximum, IQR interquartile range (25–75%), n number positive, N total number present