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Table 2 Genetic diversity and genotype multiplicity of P. falciparum clinical isolates from Symptomatic uncomplicated malaria patients in Adama and its surroundings (n = 139)

From: Detection of high frequency of MAD20 allelic variants of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 gene from Adama and its surroundings, Oromia, Ethiopia

Msp-1 alleles (n = 139) Frequency % Allele size (bp) Number of alleles Overall MOI He
K-1 18 (12.9) 100–270 6 1.3 0.39
MAD20 67 (48.2) 160–280 8
RO33 18 (12.9) 100–200 5
K-1 + MAD20 21 (15.1)   
K-1 + RO33 4 (2.9)   
MAD20 + RO33 8 (5.8)   
K-1 + MAD20 + RO33 3 (2.2)   
Total 139