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Table 1 Information of 15 ovale malaria cases with their Plasmodium species distinguished by k13 gene dimorphism

From: Polymorphism analysis of propeller domain of k13 gene in Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri isolates original infection from Myanmar and Africa in Yunnan Province, China

Infection sourcea P. vivaxb P. ovalec Years P. ovale spp.
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 curtisi wallikeri mutation
Total 15 15 2 3 2 1 2 5 11 3 1
Myanmar 5 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Congo 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
Gabon 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Guinea 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0
Nigeria 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Cameroon 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
Uganda 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Ghana 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
  1. aIdentified by epidemiological investigation; bSpecies initially identified by county-level laboratories in Yunnan Province; cSpecies confirmed by YNRL in Yunnan Province