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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011

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Prevalence and Molecular Characterization of Cyclospora cayetanensis, Henan, China

Yang Zhou1, Biao Lv1, Qiang Wang, Rongjun Wang, Fuchun Jian, Longxian ZhangComments to Author , Changshen Ning, Kanda Fu, Yaqiang Wang, Meng Qi, Huixia Yao, Jinfeng Zhao, Xiaoshan Zhang, Yanru Sun, Ke Shi, Michael J. Arrowood, and Lihua Xiao
Author affiliations: College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine-Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, People’s Republic of China (Y. Zhou, B. Lv, Q. Wang, R. Wang, F. Jian, L. Zhang, C. Ning, M. Qi, H. Yao, J. Zhao, X. Zhang, Y. Sun, K. Shi); Henan University Huaihe Hospital, Kaifeng, People’s Republic of China (K. Fu, Y. Wang); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.J. Arrowood, L. Xiao)

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Table 1

Prevalence and distribution of Cyclospora cayetanensis by patient age, sex, and residential area, Henan Province, China, 2009–2010*

Variable
No. infected/ no. patients
Detection rate (95% CI), %
Sex†
M 47/6,939 0.68 (± 0.01)
F
34/4,615
0.74 (± 0.25)
Age, y
<6 6/926 0.65 (± 0.52)
7–17 10/678 1.47 (± 0.91)
18–28 13/1,301 1.00 (± 0.17)
29–44 15/2,343 0.64 (± 0.32)
>45
37/6,306
0.59 (± 0.19)
Area†
Kaifeng 48/6,093 0.79 (± 0.22)
Zhengzhou
33/5,461
0.60 (± 0.20)
Total 81/11,554 0.70 (± 0.15)

*CI, confidence interval.
†Pearson correlation >0.05.

*CI, confidence interval.
†Pearson correlation >0.05.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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