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Volume 19, Number 12—December 2013

Research

Zoonotic Chlamydiaceae Species Associated with Trachoma, Nepal

Deborah DeanComments to Author , James Rothschild, Anke Ruettger, Ram Prasad Kandel, and Konrad Sachse
Author affiliations: Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, USA (D. Dean, J. Rothschild); University of California, San Francisco, California, USA (D. Dean); University of California, Berkeley, California, USA (D. Dean); Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Jena, Germany (A. Ruettger, K. Sachse); Lumini Eye Hospital, Bhairahawa, Nepal (R.P. Kandel)

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Table 2

Correlation of sex and age with single and mixed Chlamydiaceae species infections

Patient variable
Total infected, no. (%); n = 71
p value
Single infections, no. (%); n = 54
p value
Mixed infections, no. (%); n = 17
p value
Sex
M (n = 33) 22 (66.7) 0.6448 21 (63.6) 0.2025 1 (3.0) 0.0098
F (n = 68)
49 (75.1)

33 (48.5)

16 (23.5)

Age, y
1–10 (n = 44) 26 (59.1) 0.0472 19 (43.2) 0.0748 7 (15.9) 1.000
>10 (n = 57) 45 (78.9) 35 (61.4) 10 (17.5)

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