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Table 1 Dimorphism of P. falciparum PfEBA-175 in Equatorial Guinea

From: Population genetic analysis of the Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (EBA-175) gene in Equatorial Guinea

  Bioko Island n = 203 Bata district n = 51 Total n = 254
Single infectiona 88.18% (179/203) 86.27% (44/51) 87.80% (223/254)
F-fragment 71.92% (146/203)* 56.86% (29/51)* 68.89% (175/254)
C-fragment 16.25% (33/203) 29.41% (15/51) 18.90% (48/254)
Mixed infectionb 11.82% (24/203) 13.73% (7/51) 12.20% (31/254)
  1. aIsolates with one fragment
  2. bIsolates with two fragments
  3. *P < 0.05 F-fragment versus C-fragment