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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

Research

Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria in Humans and Macaques, Thailand

Somchai JongwutiwesComments to Author , Pattakorn Buppan, Rattiporn Kosuvin, Sunee Seethamchai, Urassaya Pattanawong, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, and Chaturong Putaporntip

Author affiliations: Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (S. Jongwutiwes, P. Buppan, R. Kosuvin, U. Pattanawong, C. Putaporntip); Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand (S. Seethamchai); Vector Borne Disease Training Center, Saraburi, Thailand (J. Sirichaisinthop)

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Table 1

Distribution of Plasmodium species in 3,770 febrile patients, Thailand, October 2008–September 2009

Species detected by PCR
     Microscopy-based detection PCR detection
P. falciparum
P. vivax
P. malariae
P. ovale
P. falciparum and P. vivax
Negative
P. falciparum 1,397 78 0 0 2 79 1,556
P. vivax 52 1,301 0 0 1 68 1,422
P .malariae 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
P .ovale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
P. knowlesi 3 3 1 0 0 1 8
P. falciparum and P. vivax 211 181 0 0 3 37 432
P. falciparum and P. malariae 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
P. falciparum and P. ovale 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
P. falciparum and P. knowlesi 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
P. vivax and P. malariae 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
P. vivax and P. ovale 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
P. vivax and P. knowlesi 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
P. falciparum, P. vivax, and P. knowlesi 2 3 0 0 0 0 5
Negative
21
19
0
0
0
284
324
Total 1,701 1,591 2 0 6 470 3,770

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