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Table 3 The rates of positivity of T. gondii IgG and IgM antibodies in different cancer patients *

From: Seroprevalence and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii in cancer patients in Anhui Province, Eastern China

Types of neoplasms Number of patients Positive IgG (%) Positive IgM (%)
Lung cancer 102 7 (6.86) 3 (2.94)
Gastric carcinoma 110 6 (5.45) 2 (1.82)
Rectal carcinoma 119 8 (6.72) 2 (1.68)
Intracranial tumor 13 1 (7.69) 1 (7.69)
Lymphoma 21 1 (4.76) 1 (4.76)
Breast carcinoma 56 1 (1.79) 2 (3.57)
Hepatocellular carcinoma 220 24 (10.91) 8 (3.64)
Cervical cancer 80 9 (11.25) 2 (2.50)
Carcinoma of pancreas 23 1 (4.35) 0
Esophageal carcinoma 120 6 (5.00) 2 (1.67)
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 69 3 (4.35) 1 (1.45)
Prostatic carcinoma 13 1 (7.69) 0
Osteosarcoma 12 1 (8.33) 0
  1. * χ 2 = 16.675, p = 0.781.