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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study groups

From: Screening of TNFα, IL-10 and TLR4 single nucleotide polymorphisms in individuals with asymptomatic and chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Colombia: a pilot study

Characteristic Asymptomatic infection
(n = 36)
Chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis
(n = 38)
Age-years. Mean (range) 43 (17–67) 31 (9–69)
Sex:   
 Male; % (n) 58.3 (21) 55.3 (21)
 Female; % (n) 41.7 (15) 44.7 (17)
Positive lympho-proliferation assay; % (n) 100 (36) 15.8 (6)
Montenegro skin test zone, mm. Mean (range) N/A 13.25 (10–18)
Number of lesion; median (range) N/A 2.2 (1–10)
Time of evolution of older lesion, months; median (range) N/A 16.3 (4–72)
Type of lesions: % (n)   
 Ulcer N/A 71.1 (27)
 Plaque N/A 5.3 (2)
 Nodule N/A 7.9 (3)
 Not determined N/A 15.8 (6)
Patients from whom Leishmania strains were isolated % (n) N/A 34.2 (13)
L. V. panamensis % (n) N/A 100 (13)
 Not determineda N/A 65.8 (25)
  1. Abbreviations: N/A not applicable
  2. aNot determined because no strain was isolated