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Table 2 Prevalence of Plasmodium sp. and individualised by species in each village. Percentage of samples with parasitaemia level under 100 p/μl. Percentage of typed P. falciparum positives samples, number of alleles found for MSP-1 and MSP-2 and MOI by populations.

From: Plasmodiumdiversity in non-malaria individuals from the Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea (West Central-Africa)

  Sacriba Bareso Ureka
Prevalence range 70–82% 43–70% 48–60%
Prevalence January 1998    
Microscopy 72% 47% 54%
PCR    
   Plasmodium sp. 77% 74% 65%
   P.falciparum 67% 63% 62%
   P.malariae 31% 23% 10%
   P.ovale 0% 0% 5%
   P.vivax 3% 0% 0%
   Negatives 22% 26% 35%
Samples Micro. <100 p/μl 31% 44% 43%
Samples PCR. <100 p/μl 36% 65% 53%
Typed samples 79% 55% 66%
MSP-1 alleles 10 11 12
MSP-2 alleles 3 4 8
MOI 1–5 1–4 1–4