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Table 4 Seroprevalence comparisons with published studies

From: Seroprevalence of 13 common pathogens in a rapidly growing U.S. minority population: Mexican Americans from San Antonio, TX

Pathogens Seroprevalence rates
for this study, %
Seroprevalence
rates for comparative studies, %
(description of population)
C. pneumoniae 86 63 (Brooklyn, NY, USA) [32],
42 (Alaskan Natives) [31]
H. pylori 57 62 (Mexican American)* [62],
26 (non-Hispanic White)* [62]
T. gondii 9 25 (Mexican American)* [33],
24 (non-Hispanic White)* [33],
25 (general U.S. population)* [33]
CMV 55 85 (Mexican American)* [6],
57 (non-Hispanic White)* [6],
62 (general U.S. population)* [6]
EBV 46 73-90 (general U.S. adult population) [34]
HSV-1 82 88 (Mexican American)* [6],
65 (non-Hispanic White)* [6],
68 (general U.S. population)* [6]
HSV-2 22 (total)
25 (women)
16 (men)
38 (Mexican American women)* [33],
27 (Mexican American men)* [33],
65 (non-Hispanic Black women)* [33],
43 (non-Hispanic Black men)* [33],
22 (non-Hispanic White women)* [33],
18 (non-Hispanic White men)* [33],
25 (general U.S. population)* [33]
HHV-6 82 60-70 [63];
66-94 [4]
VZV 92 97(Mexican American)* [64],
97 (non-Hispanic White)* [64],
96 (general U.S. population)* [64]
Ad-36 13 11 (non-obese) [36],
30 (obese) [36]
HAV 73 82 (Mexican American)* [33],
29 (non-Hispanic White)* [33]
  1. * NHANES III data