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Table 3 Comparison between asymptomatic and symptomatic patients with imported loiasis

From: Imported loiasis in France: a retrospective analysis of 167 cases with comparison between sub-Saharan and non sub-Saharan African patients

 Asymptomatic patients N = 45Symptomatic patients N = 122p
N%N% 
Mean eosinophilia (/mm3) 1902 2026 NS
Microfilaremiapositive3475.56855.7NS
negative9204436
missing2 10  
Mean microfilaremia (/ml) 1092 2101 NS
Serologypositive2351.16956.50NS
negative9201713.9
undetermined3 13  
missing10 23  
  1. NS not significant