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Table 1 Number of signs/symptoms of hepatosplenic pathology in relation to ELISA results

From: Prevalence of schistosome antibodies with hepatosplenic signs and symptoms among patients from Kaoma, Western Province, Zambia

Signs or symptoms of hepatosplenic pathology Schistosoma Elisa negative n (%) Schistosoma Elisa positive n (%) P value (2 sided Fisher’s Exact) Total number of participants with symptoms
Pallor 13 (17) 65 (83) 0.0100 78
Hepatomegaly 6 (21) 22 (79) 0.0901 28
Splenomegaly 4 (21) 15 (79) 0.2338 19
Blood in stool 4 (8) 46 (92) 0.3755 50
Haematemesis 0 8 (100) 0.5924 8