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Table 2 Distribution of PfHRP2 and PfHRP3 Amino acids repeat in P. falciparum isolates in Assosa zone, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Genetic variation of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 and 3 in Assosa zone, Ethiopia: its impact on the performance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests

Type of repeat Amino acid repeat sequence* PfHRP2 (n = 48) PfHRP3 (n = 88)
No (%) Min to Max number No (%) Min to Max number
1 AHHAHHVAD 48 (100) 1–5 83 (94.3) 0–3
2 AHHAHHAAD 48 (100) 1–15 0 (0.0) 0
3 AHHAHHAAY 42 (87.5) 0–2 0 (0.0) 0
4 AHH 20 (41.7) 0–3 78 (88.6) 0–1
5 AHHAHHASD 36 (75.0) 0–1 0 (0.0) 0
6 AHHATD 46 (95.8) 0–6 0 (0.0) 0
7 AHHAAD 48 (100) 3–13 85 (96.6) 0–2
8 AHHAAY 44 (91.7) 0–2 0 (0.0) 0
9 AAY 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
10 AHHAAAHHATD 46 (95.8) 0–2 0 (0.0) 0
11 AHN 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
12 AHHAAAHHEAATH 5 (10.4) 0–1 0 (0.0) 0
13 AHHASD 5 (10.4) 0–1 0 (0.0) 0
14 AHHAHHATD 0 (0.0) 0 0 (0.0) 0
15 AHHAHHAAN 0 (0.0) 0–0 84 (95.5) 0–2
16 AHHAAN 0 (0.0) 0–0 88 (100) 7–16
17 AHHDG 0 (0.0) 0–0 88 (100) 1–8
18 AHHDD 0 (0.0) 0–0 87 (98.9) 0–4
19 AHHAA 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
20 SHHDD 0 (0.0) 0–0 87 (98.9) 0–2
21 AHHAHHATY 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
22 AHHAHHAGD 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
23 ARHAAD 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0
24 AHHTHHAAD 0 (0.0) 0–0 0 (0.0) 0–0
  1. *PfHRP2 and PfHRP3 amino acid repeat motif as describe by Baker et al. [11]
  2. N: Total number of PfHRP2 and PfHRP3 amino acid sequence in P. falciparum isolates
  3. Min: Minimum number of amino acid repeat, Max: maximum number of amino acid repeat