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Table 2 Plasmodium species detected by real-time PCR in asymptomatic individuals at the three time points (T1-T3)

From: Differential contribution of Anopheles coustani and Anopheles arabiensis to the transmission of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in two neighbouring villages of Madagascar

  Ambohitromby Miarinarivo Total by species (%)
T1 T2 T3 Total T1 T2 T3 Total  
Sample size 173 79 99 351 122 65 52 239 590
P. falciparum 17 9 7 33 13 11 2 26 59 (84.3)
P. vivax 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 4 (5.7)
P. malariae 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 (1.4)
Mixed infectiona 2 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 6 (8.6)
Total by village and time point (%) 20 (11.6) 12 (15.2) 10 (10.1) 42 (12.0) 14 (11.5) 12 (18.5) 2 (3.8) 28 (11.7) 70 (100)
  1. aThe 6 mixed infections implicate P. falciparum with P. vivax (4), P. malariae (1) and P. ovale (1)