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Volume 28, Number 3—March 2022

Plasmodium falciparum pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 Gene Deletions from Persons with Symptomatic Malaria Infection in Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, and Rwanda

Eric RogierComments to Author , Jessica N. McCaffery, Doug Nace, Samaly Souza Svigel, Ashenafi Assefa, Jimee Hwang, Simon Kariuki, Aaron M. Samuels, Nelli Westercamp, Arsène Ratsimbasoa, Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia, Aline Uwimana, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, and Eric S. Halsey
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Rogier, J.N. McCaffery, D. Nace, S.S. Svigel, A.M. Samuels, N. Westercamp, V. Udhayakumar); Ethiopia Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (A. Assefa); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Hwang, E.S. Halsey); Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya (S. Kariuki); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu (A.M. Samuels); Madagascar National Malaria Control Program, Antananarivo, Madagascar (A. Ratsimbasoa); Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Antananarivo (M. Randrianarivelojosia); Université de Toliara, Toliara, Madagascar (M. Randrianarivelojosia); Rwanda Biomedical Center, Kigali, Rwanda (A. Uwimana)

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Table 1

Countries and study sites for each therapeutic efficacy study enrolling Plasmodium falciparum malaria–infected participants, 2016–2018

Country and 
study site No. specimens
at enrollment Median age (range), y Sex, 
% F
Ethiopia 147 18.0 (1–65) 32.9
Arba Minch 15 19.5 (10–54) 50.0
18.0 (1–65)
2.7 (0.5–4.9)
Madagascar 620 7.0 (0.2–15) 47.1
Ankazomborona 168 8.3 (1.5–15) 41.7
Antsenavolo 54 6.0 (0.2–14) 53.7
Kianjavato 116 9.0 (0.3–15) 46.6
Matanga 172 5.0 (0.3–15) 48.3
7.0 (1–15)
Rwanda 218 3.3 (0.7–4.8) 50.9
Bugarama 88 3.3 (0.8–4.8) 52.3
Masaka 42 3.3 (0.8–4.0) 54.8
Rukara 88 3.1 (0.7–4.8) 46.6

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