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Table 2 Serological prevalence for Toxoplasma gondii infection in leprosy patients, contacts and healthy controls

From: Serological evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection as potential risk for the development of lepromatous leprosy in an endemic area for both neglected tropical diseases in Brazil

IndividualsClassificationnPositive IgG anti-T.gondii, n (%)Negative IgG anti-T.gondii, n (%)
 WHOMadrid  
PatientsPBIndeterminate1511 (73.3%)4 (26.7%)
Tuberculoid4834 (70.8%)14 (29.2%)
MBDimorph6651 (77.3%)15 (22.7%)
Lepromatous7062 (88.6%)8 (11.4%)
 199158 (79.4%)41 (20.6%)
Controls5216 (30.8%)36 (69.2%)
Contacts4024 (60.0%)16 (40.0%)
Total291218 (74.9%)73 (25.1%)
  1. MB Multibacillary, PB Paucibacillary, IgG Immunoglobulin G