Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Prevalence of Congenital Malaria in Minna, North Central Nigeria

Table 3

Erythrocytic stages of Plasmodium falciparum in blood samples of different groups of women and tissues at General Hospital Minna, North central Nigeria.

Source of bloodNo positiveTRGMSCHTR & SCHTR & GMTR & GM & SCHTotal
No%No%No%No%No%No%

Pregnant women216064.502526.8088.6093
Nonpreg women131546.801237.50515.6032
Newborn4545.50545.5019.0011
Placenta72062.501031.2026.3032
Cord91236.301030.3039.0033

Total541126219201

TR: trophozoites, GM: gametocytes, SCH: schizonts.

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