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Table 3 Characteristics of S. japonicum antibody low responders

From: Immune responses result in misdiagnosis of Schistosoma japonicum by immunodiagnosis kits in egg-positive patients living in a low schistosomiasis transmission area of China

Study ID Gender Age Occupations EPG Kits that diagnosed negative* B-ultrasound examination** History of schistosomiasis treatment (times)
Liver fibrosis Hepatomegaly Splenomegaly
1702106 F 14 Student 2 1,2,3,4,5 + - - 1
1505502 F 70 Housework 2 1,2,3,4,5 + - + 3
1305401 F 47 Businessman 2 2,3,4 + - - 2
1801206 F 27 Businessman 3 1,2,3,4,5 + + + 2
1301106 F 44 Fisherman 2 2 + - + 8
1105001 M 47 Businessman 13 1,2,3,4,5 + - - 1
1506601 M 79 Housework 1 2,3,4,5 + - + 20
4502805 M 6 Student 3 1,2,3,4,5 + - - 0
  1. *The number of the kits that diagnosed the subject negative is listed. For examples, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 means that S. japonicum immuno-diagnostic kits of M1、M2、M3、M4、M5 all tested the subject as S. japonicum negative.
  2. **B-ultrasound examination results are recorded as “+” for positive and “-” for negative.