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Table 2 Relationship between Clinicopathological Findings and IS

From: Clinicopathologic study of intestinal spirochetosis in Japan with special reference to human immunodeficiency virus infection status and species types: analysis of 5265 consecutive colorectal biopsies

  IS positive IS negative  
n = 76 n = 4178
Mean age, y (range) 59.3 (30–83) 64.1 (9–93) p < 0.01
Sex    
Men (n = 2558) 58 (2.3%) 2500 (97.7%) p < 0.01
Women (n = 1696) 18 (1.1%) 1678 (98.9%)  
HIV    
Positive (n = 55) 3 (5.5%) 52 (94.5%) p = 0.09
Negative (n = 4199) 73 (1.7%) 4126 (98.3%)