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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 infectionsaP. vivax + P. falciparum co-infectionsaTotal
N251136
Sex, % male (n/N)68.0 (17/25)81.8 (9/11)72.2 (26/36)
Age, years23 (20–29)25 (12–30)23.5 (18.0–29.5)
P. vivax asexual parasite density10322.5 (2847.0–181,169.0)5540.5 (1944.5–37,900.5)8740.8 (2173.5–24,185.3)
P. vivax gametocyte densityb332.3 (133.0–605.5)368.3 (228.5–623.8)358.8 (133.0–605.5)
Feeding rate, colony mosquitoes63.0 (47.0–80.0)62.0 (44.0–78.0)62.5 (47.0–79.0)
Feeding rate, wild mosquitoes29.0 (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