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Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009


Epidemic of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Involving Substandard Antimalarial Drugs, Pakistan, 2003

Toby LeslieComments to Author , Harpakash Kaur, Nasir Mohammed, Kate Kolaczinski, Rosalynn L. Ord, and Mark Rowland
Author affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (T. Leslie, H. Kaur, K. Kolaczinski, R.L. Ord, M. Rowland); HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan (T. Leslie, N. Mohammed)

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Table 1

Annual incidence of Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum malaria per 1,000 population in camps in Khuram Agency, Pakistan, 2002–2003

Camp 2002
P. vivax P. falciparum P. vivax P. falciparum
Ashgaroo 268.9 32.3 152.3 100.4
Bassoo 296.1 22.0 283.6 1.1
Old Bagzai 130.6 3.5 275.3 4.2
Bassoo and Old Bagzai 226.5 14.2 280.9 2.1
Remaining 6 camps 15.9 3.4 12.5 1.4

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