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Table 2 Results of therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria in Chewaka district, Ethiopia

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Chewaka District, Ethiopia

Treatment outcome n (%)
ETF 0 (0.0)
LCF 1(1.3)b
LPF 3 (4.0)a
ACPR 72 (94.7)
PP PCR-uncorrected cure rate (95% CI) 72/76;94.7 (87.1–98.5)
PP PCR-corrected cure rate (95% CI) 72/75;96.0 (88.8–99.2)
ITT cure rate (95% CI) 72/80;90.0 (83.3–96.7)
  1. ETF Early treatment failure, LCF Late clinical failure, LPF Late parasitological failure, ACPR Adequate clinical and parasitological response, WTH Withdrawal, LFU Lost to follow-up, n number, PP per protocol analysis, ITT intention to treat analysis, LFU loss to follow up
  2. aStands for recrudescence and bStands for new infection