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Table 1 Demographic information of study population investigated

From: Evaluation of the diagnostic potential of urinary N-Acetyltyramine-O,β-glucuronide (NATOG) as diagnostic biomarker for Onchocerca volvulus infection

Characteristic Group
Nodule positive Endemic controls Non-endemic controls Lymphatic filariasis
No. of subjects 98 50 18 51
Age, median (Min-Max) 47 (21–85) 35 (18–81) 25 (13–52) 33 (18–68)
Gender, n (%)     
Male 53 (53) 25 (50) 12 (67) 37 (73)
Female 45 (47) 25 (40) 6 (33) 14 (27)
No. of nodules, median (Min-Max) 1 (1–5) 0 na na
mf status, n (%)     
0 mf/mg 87 (89) 50 (100) na na
0–5 mf/mg 10 (9) 0 (0) na na
5–10 mf/mg 1 (1) 0 (0) na na
No. of IVM rounds, median (Min-Max) 2 (0–10) 0 (0–1) na na
Time since last ivermectin treatment, n (%) na
Not treated 17 (17) 33 (66) na na
< 20 months 67 (68) 5 (10) na na
> 20 months 14 (14) 12 (24) na na
Ov16 status, n (%)     
Positive 68 (69) 25 (50) 0 (0) 12 (24)a
Negative 30 (31) 25 (50) 18 (100) 38 (75)
  1. aFor one LF subject, no Ov16 status has been determined