TABLE 1

Characteristics of patients at enrollment in therapeutic efficacy studies in Zaire and Uíge Provinces, Angola, in 2013

Parametern (%) in study arm
ALDP
ZaireUígeZaireUíge
Initial screen305188329230
Slide read287 (94)173 (92)326 (99)222 (97)
Parasitemia (parasites/ml)
    Negative for plasmodium112 (39)53 (31)174 (53)78 (35)
    Low (<2,000)23 (8.0)10 (5.8)20 (6.1)15 (6.7)
    Target parasitemia (2,000–100,000)102 (36)101 (58)104 (32)102 (46)
    High parasitemia (>100,000)50 (17)9 (5.2)28 (8.6)28 (13)