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Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007

Research

Symptomatic and Subclinical Infection with Rotavirus P[8]G9, Rural Ecuador

Pablo Endara*, Gabriel Trueba*, Owen D. Solberg†, Sarah J. Bates†, Karina Ponce*, William Cevallos*, Jelle Matthijnssens‡, and Joseph N.S. Eisenberg§Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador; †University of California, Berkeley, California, USA; ‡University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; §University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA;

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Table 1

Age distribution of 411 case-patients (those with diarrhea) and 1,245 controls (those without diarrhea) from rural communities of Esmeraldas, Ecuador*


Age group, y
<1
1–<5
5–<20
20–<40
>40
Total
Case-patiants +/N (%)
20/69 (29.0)
33/181(18.2)
16/64 (25.0)
0/17 (0)
11/34 (32.4)
96/411 (23.4)
Controls +/N (%)
0/35 (0)
6/142 (4.2)
17/493 (3.4)
13/282 (4.6)
4/251 (1.6)
40/1245 (3.2)
OR (95% CI) – (3.6–∞) 5.1 (2.0–15.2) 9.3 (4.1–20.9) – (0–4.8) 29.5 (7.8–133.9) 9.2 (6.1–13.9)

*Samples collected Aug 2003–Feb 2006. + indicates number of positive results on immunochormatographic test. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval. Confidence interval bands for the <1 y and 20–<40 y age groups were obtained by using the Fisher exact test.

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