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Table 2 Attack rates and incidence rates of seroconversions in antibody levels schistosoma spp

From: Travel-related schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and toxocariasis: the risk of infection and the diagnostic relevance of blood eosinophilia

Parasite Region No. of sero- conversions SusceptiblesM at risk Person-months of travel Attack rate ° Incidence rate per 1000 person-months °
Schistosoma spp. All regions 5 979 782.5 0.51% (0.19-1.1%) 6.4 (2.3-14.2)
     Africa 0 290 218.7 0% NA 0 NA
     Asia 4 532 444.1 0.75% (0.24-1.8%) 9.0 (2.9-21.7)
     Latin America 1 157 119.8 0.64% (0.032-3.1%) 8.3 (0.42-41.2)
S. stercoralis All regions 3 1178 936.4 0.25% (0.065-0.69%) 3.2 (0.81-8.7)
     Africa 0 290 216.4 0% NA 0 NA
     Asia 3 554 463.5 0.54% (0.14-1.5%) 6.5 (1.6-17.6)
     Latin America 0 334 256.4 0% NA 0 NA
Filaria spp. All regions 1 1166 930.1 0.086% (0.004-0.42%) 1.1 (0.054-5.3)
     Africa 0 285 214.7 0% NA 0 NA
     Asia 1 549 459.8 0.18% (0.009-0.90%) 2.2 (0.11-10.7)
     Latin America 0 332 255.6 0% NA 0 NA
T. canis All regions 1 1185 943.3 0.084% (0.004-0.42%) 1.1 (0.053-5.2)
     Africa 1 293 220.9 0.34% (0.017-1.7%) 4.5 (0.23-22.3)
     Asia 0 560 466.6 0% NA 0 NA
     Latin America 0 332 255,8 0% NA 0 NA
° 95% confidence interval between brackets NA: Not applicable