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Table 3 Genetic diversity of P. falciparum at 3 sites in Grande Comore

From: Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in Grande Comore Island

Genetic marker Moroni Mitsamiouli Mbeni All sites
N He N He N He N He
msp1 35 0.86 74 0.82 102 0.81 211 0.84
msp2 31 0.83 67 0.85 101 0.76 199 0.84
msp1 + msp2 66 0.84 141 0.84 203 0.79 410 0.83
  1. He is the expected heterozygosity, a measure of genetic diversity based on msp genotyping, and N is the number of genetically different parasite populations