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Table 4 Differences of NDO-LID antibodies according to armadillo meat intake, BCG re-vaccination, and time of exposure

From: Social and environmental conditions related to Mycobacterium leprae infection in children and adolescents from three leprosy endemic regions of Colombia

Variable N (%) Anti-NDO-LID protein A Anti-NDO-LID IgM Anti- NDO-LID IgG
(+) OR (95% CI) P-value (+) OR (95% CI) P-value (+) OR (95% CI) P-value
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Armadillo meat intake 14 (17) 9 (64) 12.6 (3.3–47) < 0.0001 11 (79) 17.6 (4.2–74) < 0.0001 3 (21) 5.5 (0.9–31) 0.79
Non armadillo meat intake 64 (78) 8 (12)    11 (17)    3 (5)   
BCG re-vaccination 54 (66) 9 (17) 0.2 (0.059–0.67) 0.002 12 (22) 0.22 (−0.07–0.72) 0.008 3 (6) 0.25 (0.046–1.4) 0.118
No BCG re-vaccination 16 (19) 8 (50)    9 (56)    3 (19)   
Time of exposure < 10 years 45 (55) 6 (13) 1.6 (1.02–2.56) 0.068 8 (18) 1.6 (1.05–2.6) 0.041 1 (2) 1.9 (1.2–3) 0.086
Time of exposure > 10 years 37 (45) 11 (30)    14 (38)    5 (14)   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, (+) positive for the presence of anti-NDO-LID antibodies