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Table 6 Univariate and multivariate analyses of significant risk factors and clinical abnormalities according to L. infantum positivity

From: Association between feline immunodeficiency virus and Leishmania infantum infections in cats: a retrospective matched case-control study

Variable N LR chi2 Coef SE P CI Model P
L.infantum IFAT Univariate models
 FIV positivity 273 9.96 1.017 0.322 0.002 0.386–1.648 0.002
 L. infantum PCR positivity 273 14.19 2.101 0.554 0.000 1.014–3.187 0.000
 Age group 273 4.77 0.481 0.223 0.031 0.0436–0.919 0.029
 Oral lesions 234 9.32 1.020 0.336 0.002 0.361–1.679 0.002
 Anemia 241 4.72 0.780 0.352 0.027 0.0909–1.469 0.030
 Monocytosis 242 4.32 0.824 0.385 0.032 0.0703–1.578 0.038
L.infantum IFAT Multivariate model
 FIV positivity 273 23.01 0.993 0.334 0.003 0.338–1.646 0.000
 L. infantum PCR positivity 273 2.064 0.560 0.000 0.046–3.181
L. infantum PCR Univariate models
 L.infantum IFAT positivity 273 14.19 2.101 0.554 0.000 1.014–3.187 0.000
 Age group 273 6.05 0.947 0.405 0.020 0.152–1.742 0.014
 BCS 219 7.92 -1.295 0.481 0.007 -2.239- (-0. 351) 0.005
 Monocytosis 242 7.74 1.607 0.550 0.004 0.525–2.681 0.005
 Eosinophilia 242 4.74 1.801 0.730 0.014 0.371–3.231 0.029
  1. LR chi2, likelihood ratio chi-square test; Coef, logistic regression coefficient; SE, standard error; P, P-value; CI, 95% confidence interval; Model P, P-value model