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Table 2 Summary of host polymorphism frequencies in the study

From: An assessment of the impact of host polymorphisms on Plasmodium falciparum vargene expression patterns among Kenyan children

Host polymorphism Allelic states Frequency in dataset (%) Frequency in previous studies (Reference)
ABO blood group Blood group O 108 (43.2%) 44.7% [23]
Blood group A 76 (30.4%) 25.5% [23]
Blood group B 54 (21.6%) 20.2% [23]
Blood group AB 12 (4.8%) 9.6% [23]
CD36 (T188G) Wild type (T/T) 153 (86.9%) 83.5% [11]
Heterozygous (T/G) 22 (12.5%) 15.6% [11]
Homozygous (G/G) 1 (0.6%) 0.9% [11]
ICAM1 (K29M) Wild type (K29/K29) 79 (44.9%) 45% [12]
Heterozygous (K29/M29) 74 (42.0%) 44% [12]
Homozygous (M29/M29) 23 (13.1%) 11% [12]
HbS Wild type (HbAA) 198 (93.8%) 91.8% [24]
Heterozygous (HbAS) 12 (5.7%) 7.7% [24]
Homozygous (HbSS) 1 (0.5%) 0.5% [24]
Alpha-thalassaemia Wild type (αα/αα) 77 (36.0%) 35% [25]
Heterozygous (-α/αα) 106 (49.5%) 48% [25]
Homozygous (-α/-α) 31 (14.5%) 17% [25]
  1. The proportion of children with each host polymorphism in the present study is compared to proportions observed in previous studies in the same geographical setting and the respective publications indicated.