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Table 1 Comparison between P. vivax single species and mixed species infections with P. falciparum

From: Comparison of infectivity of Plasmodium vivax to wild-caught and laboratory-adapted (colonized) Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes in Ethiopia

  P. vivax single-species infectionsa P. vivax + P. falciparum co-infectionsa Total
N 25 11 36
Sex, % male (n/N) 68.0 (17/25) 81.8 (9/11) 72.2 (26/36)
Age, years 23 (20–29) 25 (12–30) 23.5 (18.0–29.5)
P. vivax asexual parasite density 10322.5 (2847.0–181,169.0) 5540.5 (1944.5–37,900.5) 8740.8 (2173.5–24,185.3)
P. vivax gametocyte densityb 332.3 (133.0–605.5) 368.3 (228.5–623.8) 358.8 (133.0–605.5)
Feeding rate, colony mosquitoes 63.0 (47.0–80.0) 62.0 (44.0–78.0) 62.5 (47.0–79.0)
Feeding rate, wild mosquitoes 29.0 (16.0–38.0) 25.0 (18.0–38.2) 27.8 (17.0–38.0)
  1. aAll values indicated, except sex, are median (interquartile range)
  2. bIndicated only among gametocyte carriers