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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of the sample

From: Assessment of histological liver alterations in dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum

 Frequency%
N148100
Sex
 Male8457
 Female6443
Estimated age (years)
 0–216/10615
 3–573/10669
 ≥ 617/10616
Size
 Small36/14625
 Medium85/14658
 Large25/14617
Clinical category
 Asymptomatic1510
 Symptomatic13390
ELISA
 Negative2718
 Positive11880
 Grey zone32
Culture
 Negative8155
 Positive6745
PCR
 Negative8/1356
 Positive127/13594
Leishmanin skin test
 Negative75/8588
 Positive10/8512
Positive in one test3524
Positive in all tests5235
Co-infections
 Ehrlichiosis39/5768
 Babesiosis12/5621
Positive ELISA results
 Asymptomatic1067
 Symptomatic11284
Positive culture results
 Asymptomatic320
 Symptomatic6549
  1. Abbreviation: N, absolute number. The denominator varies according to the availability of the recorded data