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Table 1 Number of samples for this study and results of microscopic examination [12]

From: Human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi on the Laos-Vietnam border

  Laos Vietnam
No. of blood examinations 1256 1803
No. of Plasmodium spp. positive by microscopy 63 33
Detected Plasmodium species by microscopy
P. falciparum 30 18
P. vivax 32 14
P. falciparum + P. vivax 1 1
No. of microscopy positive by age group
 ≤ 5 years 12 5
 6–14 years 33 12
 ≥ 15 years 18 16
No. of microscopy positive by gender
 Male 30 18
 Female 33 15