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Table 1 Origin of imported malaria cases in Qatar between 2013 and 2016. The percentage values in brackets represent the proportion of one species originating from the country listed. The information on the originating country of the expatriates was obtained in response to the questionnaire and may not reflect all countries through which the individual travelled prior to arrival in Qatar

From: Influx of diverse, drug resistant and transmissible Plasmodium falciparum into a malaria-free setting in Qatar

Country Origin P. vivax (%) P. falciparum (%) P. vivax + P. falciparum
The Indian Subcontinent India 148 (46.5%) 18 (15.3%) 2
Pakistan 104 (32.7%) 4 (3.4%) 0
Sri Lanka 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Nepal 12 (3.8%) 1 (0.8%) 0
Africa Mauritania 1 (0.3%) 0 0
Sudan 34 (10.7%) 36 (30.5%) 4
Kenya 3 (0.9%) 16 (13.6%) 3
Nigeria 3 (0.9%) 11 (9.3%) 2
Eritrea 5 (1.6%) 10 (8.5%) 1
Ethiopia 5 (1.6%) 3 (2.5%) 0
Ghana 1 (0.3%) 3 (2.5%) 0
Rwanda 0 2 (1.7%) 0
Cameroon 0 2 (1.7%) 0
Tanzania 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.8%) 0
Djibouti 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Democratic Republic of Congo 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Republic of Ivory Coast 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Chad 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Othersa Romania 0 1 (0.8%) 0
USA 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Syria 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Qatar 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Saudi Arabia 0 1 (0.8%) 0
Spain 0 1(0.8%) 0
Canada 1(0.3%) 0 0
Total   318 118 12
  1. Othersa: Reported by patients who have been on a visit to malaria-endemic countries