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Volume 16, Number 11—November 2010


Genetic Structure of Plasmodium falciparum and Elimination of Malaria, Comoros Archipelago

Stanislas Rebaudet1, Hervé Bogreau1, Rahamatou Silaï, Jean-François Lepère, Lionel Bertaux, Bruno Pradines, Jean Delmont, Philippe Gautret, Philippe Parola, and Christophe RogierComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institute for Biomedical Research of the French Army, Marseille, France (S. Rebaudet, H. Bogreau, L. Bertaux, B. Pradines, C. Rogier); Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille (J. Delmont, P. Parola); Assistance Publique–Hôpitaux de Marseille, Marseille (P. Gautret); Programme National de Lutte contre le Paludisme, Moroni, Comoros (R. Silaï); Dispensaire de Bandraboua, Mayotte, France (J.-F. Lepère); 1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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Table 2

Genotyping results of the 5 sites studied for Plasmodium falciparum malaria, Comoros archipelago and Marseille, France

Characteristic Grande Comore Moheli Anjouan Mayotte Marseille Total
No. randomly genotyped isolates 36 36 36 36 36 180
No. detected parasites 50 53 76 44 58 281
No. single or main clones successfully genotyped 28 20 29 36 36 149
No. reconstructed multilocus genotypes 30 24 40 37 39 170
No. multi-infected isolates 9 10 22 4 14 59

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