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Table 2 Circulating filarial antigenemia test results by age as assessed in Sri Lanka and Indonesia

From: A comparison of two tests for filarial antigenemia in areas in Sri Lanka and Indonesia with low-level persistence of lymphatic filariasis following mass drug administration

  Sri Lanka Indonesia
Age (years) Test Strip Card Test Test Strip Card Test
  POS / total % (95 CI) POS / total % (95 CI) POS / total % (95 CI) POS / total % (95 CI)
<11 1/53 1.9 (0.3–9.9) 0/53 0.0 (0–6.9) 12/353 3.4 (1.9–5.8) 11/353 3.1 (1.7–5.4)
11–20 4/172 2.3 (0.9–5.8) 0/172 0.0 (0–2.2) 8/126 6.3 (3.2–12.0) 5/126 4.0 (1.7–8.9)
21–30 6/125 4.8 (2.2–10.1) 4/125 3.2 (1.3–7.9) 10/75 13.3 (7.4–22.8) 8/75 10.7 (5.5–19.6)
31–40 9/154 5.8 (3.1–10.7) 4/154 2.6 (1.0–6.5) 9/88 10.2 (5.4–18.3) 7/88 8.0 (3.9–15.5)
41–50 5/142 3.5 (1.5–8.0) 2/142 1.4 (0.4–5.0) 2/70 2.9 (0.8–9.83) 2/70 2.9 (0.8–9.83)
51–60 8/113 7.1 (3.6–13.4) 4/113 3.5 (1.4–8.8) 8/53 15.1 (7.8–27.5) 7/53 13.2 (6.5–24.8)
≥61 10/93 10.8 (5.9–18.7) 4/93 4.3 (1.7–10.5) 1/13 7.7 (1.4–33.3) 1/13 7.7 (1.4–33.3)
Total 43/852 5.0 (3.7–6.7) 18/852 2.1 (1.3–3.3) 50/778 6.4 (4.9–8.3) 41/778 5.3 (3.9–7.0)