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Table 1 Plasmodium species detection

From: High prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infections in adults, Ashanti Region, Ghana, 2018

Plasmodium species detection PCR (total n = 391)
No %
Pan-Plasmodium positive 284 73
P. falciparum 266 68
 Monoinfection 218 56
 Coinfection with P. malariae 22 6
 Coinfection with P. ovale 20 5
 Coinfection with P. malariae + P. ovale 6 2
P. malariae 33 8
 Monoinfection 5 1
 Coinfection 28 7
P. ovalea 34 9
 Monoinfection 8 2
 Coinfection 26 7
Species not determined 5 1
  1. an = 15 (4%) P. ovale wallikeri, n = 12 (3%) P. ovale curtisi, n = 7 (2%) unknown subspecies