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Table 1 Parasite density comparison for day 0 and day 1 in children, non-pregnant adults, and pregnant women

From: Comparison on simultaneous capillary and venous parasite density and genotyping results from children and adults with uncomplicated malaria: a prospective observational study in Uganda

Days N Capillary smear, Geometric Mean (Geometric SD) Range: min-max N Venous smear, Geometric Mean (Geometric SD) Range: min-max Relative Difference (ratio) p-value
Children
0 152 18,503 (7.4) (32.0, 378E3) 152 18,996 (7.6) (16.0, 368E3) 1.0 (0.9, 1.2) 0.65
1 81 615.6 (10.6) (16.0, 60,800) 76 548.3 (11.9) (16.0, 41,600) 0.80 (0.6, 1.1) 0.14
Non-pregnant adults
0 21 497.9 (10.4) (32.0, 22,080) 21 410.9 (12.8) (16.0, 44,800) 0.8 (0.5, 1.3) 0.38
1 5 242.5 (6.4) (16.0, 1280) 4 414.4 (2.6) (192.0, 1600) 0.9 (0.2, 3.6) 0.77
Pregnant women
0 15 6800 (5.0) (480.0, 60,160) 15 4703 (5.8) (64.0, 51,200) 0.7 (0.5, 1.0) 0.06
1 5 215.1 (3.9) (48.0, 640.0) 5 68.5 (4.2) (16.0, 480.0) 0.3 (0.1, 1.8) 0.14
  1. Geometric mean parasite density measurements, range, and relative difference results for children, non-pregnant adults, and pregnant women on day 0 and day 1 for both capillary and venous compartments