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Table 2 The prevalence of P. falciparum infection and the frequency of G6PD and α+-thalassaemia variants

From: Low density parasitaemia, red blood cell polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparumspecific immune responses in a low endemic area in northern Tanzania

  P. falciparumparasite prevalence as detected by
  Microscopy QT-NASBA
G6PD, % (n/N)   
B 3.0 (11/366) 32.2 (118/366)
A 6.7 (3/45) 35.6 (16/45)
A- 0.0 (0/16) 37.5 (6/16)
α+thalassaemia, % (n/N)   
αα/αα 3.7 (11/295) 30.5 (90/295)
αα/α- 2.0 (2/100) 40.0 (40/100)
α-/α- 0.0 (0/14) 14.3 (2/14)
  1. G6PD B and α-thalassaemia αα/αα served as a reference group for the comparisons. p = 0.08 when compared to α+-thalassaemia αα/αα. Only samples were included in this table that had results for both QT-NASBA and microscopy