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Table 1 Baseline clinical characteristics of patients with leprosy reactions and controls without reaction

From: Potential plasma markers of type 1 and type 2 leprosy reactions: a preliminary report

Characteristics T1R1 Controls2 T2R3 Controls4
Patients n (%) 10 10 10 9
Sex     
   men 8 (80.0) 8 (80.0) 8 (80.0) 7 (77.8)
   women 2 (20.0) 2 (20.0) 2 (20.0) 2 (20.0)
Age (median) 42.9 41.4 38.9 43.3
   (min-max) (26–60) (26–59) (17–69) (13–68)
Classification     
   BT 10 10 - -
   LL - - 10 9
Baciloscopic Index     
   (median) 0 0 3.25 2.75
   (min-max) (-) (-) (2.5–5.0) (2.5–5.0)
Reaction at diagnosis 10 (100.0) - 04 (40.0) -
Duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis (days)     
   (median) 50 - 15 -
   (min-max) (3–120)   (3–60)  
  1. 1 Type 1 Reaction
  2. 2 Paucibacillary leprosy patients without reaction
  3. 3 Type 2 Reaction
  4. 4 Multibacillary leprosy patients without reaction