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Table 1 Seroreactivity to D. repens and D. immitis antigens detected in examinees (percent of positives and negatives)

From: Seroreactivity to Dirofilariaantigens in people from different areas of Serbia

   D. repensantigens D. immitisantigens Overall seroreactivity
   Positive Negative p Positive Negative p Positive Negative p
   n=29 n=268   n=24 n=273   n=46 n=251  
A#   48.3±19.66 53.3±15.6 0.344 55.8±17.2 52.5±15.9 0.226 51.6±19.3 53.0±15.4 0.658
B M 31.0 40.7 0.314 41.7 39.6 0.840 37.0 40.2 0.676
F 69.0 59.3 58.3 60.4 63.0 59.8
C U 34.5 35.1 0.949 37.5 34.8 0.790 34.8 35.0 0.971
R 65.5 64.9 62.5 65.2 65.2 65.0
D A 72.4 83.6 0.133 70.8 83.5 0.117 71.7 84.5 0.037
H 27.6 16.4 29.2 16.5 28.3 15.5
E 1 44.8 48.9 0.492 54.2 48.0 0.824 50.0 48.2 0.676
2 41.4 43.6 37.5 44.0 39.1 44.2
3 13.8 7.5 8.3 8.0 10.9 7.6
F 0 34.5 44.8 0.289 58.3 42.5 0.134 45.6 43.4 0.780
1 65.5 55.5 41.7 57.5 54.4 56.6
G 0 17.2 27.6 0.230 24.9 45.8 0.026 25.9 30.4 0.522
1 82.8 72.4 75.1 54.2 74.1 69.6
  1. # age (A), gender (B: M = male, F = female), place of habitation (C: U = urban, R = rural), and residence (D: A = apartment, H = house), education level (E: 1-elementary school, 2-high school, 3- college or university), dog keeping (F: 0 = not, 1 = yes), cat keeping (G: 0 = not, 1 = yes).