TABLE 3.

IgG subclass antibodies to P. falciparum antigens in children in the rainy and dry seasons

AntigenIgG1IgG2IgG3IgG4
Rainy seasonaDry seasonbRainy seasonDry seasonRainy seasonDry seasonRainy seasonDry season
No.c%No.c%No.c%No.c%No.c%No.c%No.c%No.c%
CSP840.000.0d00.000.0840.025.5e00.000.0
TRAP210.025.515.000.0630.012.8e210.025.5
LSA-1840.000.0d00.000.0630.038.315.0411.1
  • a The total number of children tested in the rainy season was 20.

  • b The total number of children tested in the dry season was 36.

  • c Number of children with IgG subclass antibodies (≥1.0 AU).

  • d P < 0.001 for a comparison of the rainy season and the dry season, as determined by a χ2 test.

  • e P < 0.01 for a comparison of the rainy season and the dry season, as determined by a χ2 test.