You are viewing the site in preview mode

Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Baseline characteristics histoplasmosis cases (n = 118) and control group (n = 118)

From: Validation of western blot for Histoplasma capsulatum antibody detection assay

Variables Cases n° (%) Controls n° (%) p value**
Sex    
 Men 89 (75.4) 90 (76.3) 1.000
 Woman 29 (24.6) 28 (23.7)  
Age (years)    
 <40 57 (48.3) 51 (43.2) 0.513
 ≥40 61 (12.7) 67 (11.0)  
HIV status    
 Positive 44 (37.3) 22 (18.6) 0.002
 Negative 21 (17.8) 59 (50.0)
 Non-tested 53 (44.9) 37 (31.4)
Tuberculosisa    
 Present 20 (16.9) 17 (14.4) 0.720
 Absent 43 (36.4) 30 (25.4)
 Missing 55 (46.6) 71 (60.2)
  1. aDiagnosis by isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sample of various clinical specimens; **p value < 0.05