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Table 3 Summary of studies included in a systematic review and meta-analysis describing sero-prevalence of Ebola virus from literature

From: How severe and prevalent are Ebola and Marburg viruses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the case fatality rates and seroprevalence

Author and Year of Publication Sample size Seropositive Country
Van der Groen and Pattyn 1979 [96] 251 43 DRC
Saluzzo, Gonzalez et al. 1980 [97] 499 17 CAR
Bouree & Bergmann, 1983 [55] 1517 147 Cameroon
Johnson et al., 1983 [56] 741 8 Kenya
Van der Waals, Pomeroy et al. 1986 [57] 225 30 Liberia
Meunier et al., 1987 [58] 1528 319 CAR
Paix et al., 1988 [59] 375 4 Cameroon
Tomori, Fabiyi et al. 1988 [60] 1,677 30 Nigeria
Gonzalez et al., 1989 [72] 5070 629 Central Africa
Mathiot, Fontenille et al. 1989 [61] 381 17 Madagascar
Johnson, Gonzalez et al.1993a [63] 427 75 CAR
Johnson, Gonzalez et al. 1993b [64] 4295 914 CAR
Busico et al., 1999 [66] 575 24 DRC
Nakounne, Selekon et al. 2000 [67] 1762 104 CAR
Heffernan et al., 2005 [69] 979 14 Gabon
Allela et al., 2005 [68] 439 64 Gabon
Lahm, Kombila et al. 2007 [70] 1147 14 Gabon
Becquart et al., 2010 [12] 4349 665 DRC
Heymann et al., 1980 [8] 1096 79 DRC
Burke et al., 1978 [28] 984 38 DRC
Baron et al., 1983 [29] 106 23 Sudan
Georges et al., 1999 [31] 441 58 Gabon
Becker, Feldmann et al. 1992 [62] 1288 11 Germany
Gonzalez, Nakoune et al. 2000 [14] 1331 71 CAR
Bertherat, Renaut et al. 1999 [65] 236 24 Gabon
Nkoghe, Padilla et al. 2011 [13] 4349 667 DRC
  1. DRC Democratic Republic of Congo, ROC Republic of Congo, CAR Central African Republic