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Table 1 Multi-locus linkage disequilibrium in P. falciparum populations of Vhembe district

From: Parasite genetic diversity reflects continued residual malaria transmission in Vhembe District, a hotspot in the Limpopo Province of South Africa

Population All infections Single clones
n ISA (P value) n ISA (P value)
Mutale 329 0.14 (0.0001) 111 0.03 (0.2633)
Unknown 393 0.14 (0.0001) 134 0.12 (0.0001)
Levubu/Shingwedzi 2 NA 1 NA
Thohoyandou 4 0.08 (0.0319) 3 -0.11 (1)
Nzhelele/Tshipise 17 0.14 (0.0001) 4 0.05 (0.3665)
Elim 2 NA 0 NA
TOTAL 747 0.138 (0.0001) 253 0.08 (0.0001)
  1. n = number of isolates; ISA = standardised index of association; NA = not applicable
  2. The Monte Carlo method was used to test the significance of LD
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