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Table 1 Positivity rate of eosinophilia, ELISA and ICT serology, and UCP-LF CAA at baseline and at follow-up time points

From: Evaluation of microscopy, serology, circulating anodic antigen (CAA), and eosinophil counts for the follow-up of migrants with chronic schistosomiasis: a prospective cohort study

  Confirmed infection Possible infection
Time point N tested N positive % (95% CI) N tested N positive % (95% CI)
Eosinophilia
 T0 23 10 43.5 (23.2–65.5) 25 2 8.0 (0.0–18.6)
 T6 16 3 18.8 (0.0–37.8) 23 1 4.4 (0.0–12.6)
 T12 20 0 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 17 0 0.0 (0.0–0.0)
ELISA serology
 T0 23 19 82.6 (61.2–95.1) 25 14 56.0 (40.8–79.2)
 T6 22 17 77.3 (59.7–94.8) 21 14 66.7 (46.5–86.8)
 T12 20 14 70.0 (46.5–86.8) 16 7 43.8 (21.4–71.9)
ICT serology
 T0 18 18 100 (100–100) 25 25 100 (100–100)
 T6 19 18 94.8 (88.3–100) 23 22 95.7 (87.4–100)
 T12 20 19 95.0 (85.5–100) 18 16 88.9 (74.4–100)
UCP-LF CAA
 T0 23 20 86.9 (66.4–97.2) 25 5 20.0 (4.3–35.7)
 T6 23 6 26.1 (7.5–44.7) 24 0 0.0 (0.0–0.0)
 T12 21 2 9.5 (0.0–21.8) 19 0 0.0 (0.0–0.0)