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Table 5 Multiplicity of infection of msp1 and msp2 in symptomatic malaria patients in Bobo-Dioulasso

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

Gene MOI Monoclonal infection % (n/N) Polyclonal infection % (n/N)
msp1 1.8 38.1 (56/209) 61.9 (153/209)
msp2 2.1 65.6 (123/188) 34.4 (65/188)
P-value 0.01 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
  1. Abbreviations: N number of samples successfully genotyped for msp1 or msp2; n number of samples with monoclonal or multiclonal infections for msp1 or msp2