Seroprevalence of Antibodies against Taenia solium Cysticerci among Refugees Resettled in United States
Seth E. O’Neal , John M. Townes, Patricia P. Wilkins, John C. Noh, Deborah Lee, Silvia Rodriguez, Hector H. Garcia, and William M. Stauffer
Author affiliations: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA (S.E. O’Neal, J.M. Townes); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (P.P. Wilkins, J.C. Noh, D. Lee, W.M. Stauffer); Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas, Lima, Peru (S. Rodriguez, H.H. Garcia); Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima (H.H. Garcia); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (W.M. Stauffer)
Figure 2. Distribution of positive results from the classic enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot for lentil-lectin purified glycoprotein for antibodies against Taenia solium cysticerci by age category among US-bound refugees from A) Burma (Myanmar), p = 0.65; B) Laos (Hmong), p = 0.04; C) Burundi, p = 0.56; and D) Bhutan, p = 0.12. Black lines represent seroprevalence estimates across age categories; gray lines represent upper and lower bounds of the corresponding 95% CI. Two-sided p values were determined by using likelihood ratio χ2.
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