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Table 3 Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum msp1 and msp2

From: Plasmodium falciparum msp1 and msp2 genetic diversity and allele frequencies in parasites isolated from symptomatic malaria patients in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Gene Allele Baseline sample
Positive n/N (%) P-value Fragment size (bp) No. of alleles
msp1 MAD20 86/209 (41.14) < 0.0001 160–300 8
K1 162/209 (77.51) 160–350 9
R033 76/209 (36.36) 130–220 4
MAD20/K1 53/209 (21.45)    
MAD20/R033 28/209 (11.33)    
K1/R033 55/209 (22.26)    
MAD20/K1/R033 17/209 (6.88)    
msp2 FC27 78/188 (41.26) < 0.0001 250–530 10
IC1/3D7 176/188 (93.12) 100–450 15
FC27/IC1/3D7 65/188 (34.39)    
  1. Abbreviations: N number of total samples analyzed, n number of positive samples