Volume 14, Number 2—February 2008
Diagnosis of Cystic Echinococcosis, Central Peruvian Highlands
|No. (%) positive||Total||No. (%) positive||Total|
|Ultrasonography†||30 (5.2)||572||15 (4.0)||377|
|Radiography‡||7 (1.4)||497||2 (0.6)||332|
|IBCF§||54 (9.7)||558||29 (7.8)||371|
|rEpC1-GST¶||113 (20.3)||558||70 (18.8)||371|
*By χ2 analysis, none of the tests showed a significant association between sexes with positive diagnosis.
§IBCF, antigen was bovine hydatid cyst fluid.
¶rEpC1-GST, antigen was recombinant EpC1 glutathione S-transferase.
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