Skip to main content

Table 2 PCR corrected and uncorrected cure rate of day 28 analysis stratified by age

From: Therapeutic efficacy of Artemether/Lumefantrine (Coartem®) against Plasmodium falciparum in Kersa, South West Ethiopia

  Under 5 (n = 33) 5-14(n = 41) Adult (>14)(n = 16) Total (n = 90)
  No. % Prev. PCR uncorr. % Prev. PCR corre. No. % Prev. PCR uncorr. No. % Prev. PCR corre. No % Prev. PCR uncorr. %Prev. PCR corre. No. %Prev. PCR uncorr. No. % Prev. PCR corre.
ETF 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
LCF 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 6.3 6.3 1 1.2 1 1.2
LPF 0 0.0 0.0 1 2.6 0 0.0 1 6.3 6.3 2 2.4 1 1.2
ACPR 28 100.0 100.0 37 97.4 37 100.0 14 87.3 87.3 79 96.3 79 97.5
Total Analysis 28    38   37   16    82   81  
With. 5    3   4   0    8   9  
Loss 0 15.2 15.2 0 7.3 0 9.8 0 0.0 0.0   8.9 0 100.0
Total 33    41   41   16    90   90  
  1. ETF: Early treatment failure
  2. LCF: Late clinical failure
  3. LPF: Late parasitological failure
  4. ACPR: Adequate clinical and parasitological response
  5. With: withdrew
  6. Prev: Prevalence
  7. Corre: corrected
  8. Uncorr: Uncorrected
  9. No: Number
  10. %: percent