Distribution of the dhps position 581 mutation in Africa

 

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The prevalence of the 581G mutation of the dhps gene in Africa 

We identified 71 publications describing 121 surveys and 79 unique study sites in 21 African countries. 15,398 isolates have been tested and the 581G mutation detected in only 782 (5%) of these - indicating that this mutation is comparatively rare (Gesase et al., 2009). 

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 of which positive

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Percentage of data set found to exhibit mutation

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