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Table 2 Site wise summary of patient enrolment and follow up status and treatment result with and without PCR correction

From: Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in four malaria endemic states of India

Variables Study Sites
MP CG MH OD TOTAL
No. of malaria positive cases Screened 251 987 87 506 1831
No. enrolled 105 117 82 72 376
Withdrawal 2 5 0 5 12
Loss to follow-up 0 4 0 4 8
Without PCR correction      
Early treatment failure 0 0 0 0 0
Late clinical failure 0 0 0 0 0
Late parasitological failure 0 4 0 0 4
Adequate clinical and parasitological response (%) 103 (100) 104 (96.3) 82 (100) 63 (100) 352 (98.9)
With PCR correction      
Early treatment Failure 0 0 0 0 0
Late clinical failure 0 0 0 0 0
Late parasitological failure 0 2 0 0 2
Adequate clinical and parasitological response (%) 103 (100) 104(98.1) 82 (100) 63 (100) 352 (99.4)
Pf recrudescence 0 2 0 0 0
Pf re-infection 0 2 0 0 0
Mixed with Pf recrudescence 0 0 0 0 0
PCR negative (unknown) 0 0 0 0 0
  1. MP Madhya Pradesh, CG Chhattisgarh, MH Maharashtra, OD Odisha