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Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010

Seropositivity for Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Czech Republic

Bohumil Sak, Zuzana Kučerová, Martin KváčComments to Author , Dana Květoňová, Michael Rost, and Evan W. Secor
Author affiliations: Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (B. Sak, M. Kváč, D. Květoňová); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Z. Kučerová, E.W. Secor); University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, České Budějovice (M. Kváč, M. Rost)

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Seroprevalence of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in different groups, Czech Republic

Serum source No. positive/no. examined (%) 95% confidence interval, %* Maximum titer
HIV-positive persons 14/70 (20) 11–31 400
Blood donors 3/30 (10) 2–26 200
Persons with animal exposure 5/15 (33) 11–61 400
Total 22/115 (19) 12–28 400

*95% Clopper-Pearson confidence interval for binomial counts.

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