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Table 3 Overview of P. falciparum infection complexity in successfully amplified Anopheles mosquitoes (n = 50) from March-April 2013 in Nchelenge District, northern Zambia

From: Beyond the entomological inoculation rate: characterizing multiple blood feeding behavior and Plasmodium falciparum multiplicity of infection in Anopheles mosquitoes in northern Zambia

Gene Mean MOI ± SD No. of distinct genotypes
msp-1 5.3 ± 3.7 31
K1 2.2 ± 1.5 11
MAD20 2.8 ± 1.8 8
RO33 2.7 ± 1.8 12
msp-2 5.8 ± 3.8 37
FC27 3.7 ± 2.5 21
IC/3D7 2.3 ± 1.3 16
glurp 1.6 ± 1.0 12
Overall MOI 6.4 ± 4.1  
  1. Abbreviation: MOI multiplicity of infection; SD standard deviation