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Table 5 Frequency of pfhrp2 gene deletion among all symptomatic PfPCR confirmed cases

From: Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum isolates lacking the histidine rich protein 2 gene among symptomatic malaria patients in Kwilu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Health Zones Subjects Plasmodium falciparum infection pfhrp2 gene deletion
  n Prevalence (95% CI) n Prevalence (95% CI)
Overall 684 491 71.8 (68.2–75.1) 45 9.2 (6.7–12.1)
Bandundu 197 121 61.4 (54.2–68.2) 19 15.7 (9.7–23.4)
Kikwit-Nord 362 276 76.2 (71.5–80.5) 17 6.2 (3.6–9.7)
Kikwit-Sud 125 94 75.2 (66.7–82.5) 9 9.6 (4.5–17.4)
  1. PCR Polymerase chain reaction, CI Confidential interval