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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory findings for the 7 antigenemic patients

From: Filariasis serosurvey, New Caledonia, South Pacific, 2013

Patients 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
age 64 62 34 28 35 31 47
sex M F M F F M F
Community Melanesian European Metis European Melanesian Metis European
Birthplace NC NC NC NC NC NC France
  NC arrival date        1991
Laboratory results        
  ICT Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
  Microfilaremia Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
  LF PCR Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
Lived/worked in LF area known in NC* Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Travels in LF endemic countries        
  Travel 1   Malaisia Vanuatu    Vanuatu Vanuatu (x3)
  Year   1988 2011    1994 1994, 1998, 2010
  Travel 2   Vanuatu (x3)     Indonesia French Polynesia (x10)
  Year   2004, 2005, 2007     1996 1992 - > 2011
  Travel 3       Viet-Nam Sri Lanka
  Year       2008 1990
  1. *Ouvea Island, Koumac, Canala, Ouegoa, Pouebo. Never left the territory. Visited only non-endemic countries.