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Table 3 Distribution of reactive bands in immunoblotting profiles of cystic echinococcosis (CE) non-relapsed (NRCE) and relapsed (RCE) patients 1 month post-surgery

From: Promising proteins detected by Western blot from Echinococcus granulosus protoscoleces for predicting early post-surgical outcomes in CE-affected Tunisian children

Number of patients Total
(n = 59)
NRCE
(n = 39)
RCE
(n = 20)
Five protein bands (n, %) 7 (12) 5 (13) 2 (10)
Four protein bands (n, %) 17 (29) 11 (28) 6 (30)
Three protein bands (n, %) 16 (27) 12 (31) 4 (20)
Two protein bands (n, %) 11 (19) 7 (18) 4 (40)
One protein band (n, %) 6 (10) 3 (8) 3 (15)
Zero protein bands (n, %) 2 (3) 1 (3) 1 (5)
Positive response to at least one band (n, %) 57 (97) 38 (97) 19 (95)
  1. NRCE non-relapsed cystic echinococcosis patients at 1 year post-surgery. RCE Relapsed cystic echinococcosis patients at 1 year post-surgery
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