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Table 2 Frequencies of seropositive and seronegative samples for anti-T. gondii antibodies in the analyzed groups as determined by ELISA

From: Anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in patients with beta-hemoglobinopathies: the first report in the Americas

  IgM IgG
Seropositive Seronegative Seropositive Seronegative
n % n % n % n %
G1 (n = 85) 0   85 100 37 43.5 48 56.5
G2 (n = 11) 0   11 100 2 18.1 9 81.9
G3 (n = 62) 2 3.2 60 96.8 31 50 31 50
  1. G1 vs. G2 → p-value = 0.1904; OR = 3.47; 95% CI = 0.70–17.03
  2. G1 vs. G3 → p-value = 0.5038; OR = 0.77; 95% CI = 0.40–1.49
  3. G2 vs. G3 → p-value = 0.0972; OR = 0.22; 95% CI = 0.04–1.11
  4. G1 sickle cell disease patients, G2 homozygous beta-thalassemia patients, G3 heterozygous beta-thalassemia minor patients