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Volume 12, Number 10—October 2006

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Helminth-related Eosinophilia in African Immigrants, Gran Canaria

Javier Pardo*†1, Cristina Carranza‡1, Antonio Muro*, Alfonso Angel-Moreno§, Antonio-Manuel Martín‡§, Teresa Martín*, Michele Hernández-Cabrera‡¶, and José-Luis Pérez-Arellano‡¶Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain; †Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain; ‡Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain; §Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain; ¶Hospital Universitario Insular de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

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Table 2

Diagnostic yield of etiologic tests*

Test Test done,
no. (%) Yield of test,
%
Stool (microscopy) 175 (81) 35
Filarial serology 189 (92) 30
Schistosoma spp. serology 213 (100) 28
Urine (microscopy) 66 (30) 16
Knotts test 123 (57) 13
Trichinella spp. serology 208 (97) 11
Fasciola spp. serology 209 (97) 7
ICT Wuchereria bancrofti 71 (33) 4

*ICT, immune chromatographic test.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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