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Table 1 Demographics of Brazil cross-sectional study cohort

From: Comorbid infections induce progression of visceral leishmaniasis

Variable Value, n (%)
Sex, n (% male) 115 (51.57)
Age, mean ± SD (range) (years) 2.48 ± 2.16 (0.25–13.00)
Breed, n (% mixed breed) 188 (90.38)
Appearance
 Onychogryphosis 40 (17.94)
 Cachexia 19 (8.52)
 Wounds/skin lesions 18 (8.07)
 Apathy 4 (1.79)
 None 171 (76.68)
Tick serology
Ehrlichia spp. 91 (40.81)
Anaplasma spp. 1 (0.45)
Anaplasma spp. + Ehrlichia spp. 73 (32.74)
 None 58 (26.01)
Leishmania spp. serology
Seropositive: three tests
 DPP®CVL, SLA, rk39 12 (5.38)
Seropositive: two tests
 DPP®CVL and SLA 17 (7.62)
 DPP®CVL and rk39 19 (8.52)
Seropositive: one test
 DPP®CVL 108 (48.43)
 SLA 19 (8.52)
 rk39 22 (9.87)
Seronegative (all tests) 111 (49.78)
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation