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Table 3 PCR-adjusted efficacy, number of failures by Day, and drug categories within 28 days (only in studies using PCR results)*

From: Efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-centre analysis

  artesunate amodiaquine combinations Other ACT non-ACT
Day of censure Recrud. (n) total Quotient Day(x) Free of recrud. Recrud. (n) total Quotient Day(x) Free of recrud. Recrud. (n) total Quotient Day(x) Free of recrud.
0 18 4577 0.004 996 4 2741 0.001 999   2637 0.000 998
1 6 4559 0.001 995 4 2740 0.001 997 6 2637 0.002 996
2   4549 0.000 995 2 2735 0.001 996 21 2630 0.008 988
3 1 4527 0.000 995 1 2730 0.000 996 20 2604 0.008 979
7 3 4508 0.001 994   2721 0.000 996 35 2565 0.014 966
14 23 4459 0.005 989 10 2701 0.004 992 89 2452 0.036 932
21 119 4292 0.027 961 32 2654 0.012 980 163 2178 0.075 862
28 87 3745 0.025 939 82 2480 0.033 948 109 1685 0.065 806
Total 257 4577    135 2741    443 2637   
  1. *Note: this table does not refer to randomized comparative trials therefore direct comparisons between the groups of this table are not legitimate. ACT: artemisinin combination therapy. Recrud.: recrudescence