Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006
Human Trypanosoma cruzi Infection and Seropositivity in Dogs, Mexico
|Municipality||Village||Altitude (m)||No. screened||Seropositivity,† no. (%)
|IgG positive||IgM positive‡||IgG and IgM positive|
|Tejupilco||El Carmen Ixtapan||1,091||16||1 (6.3)||3 (18.7)||4 (25.0)|
|El Puerto del Salitre||1,268||29||3 (10.3)||ND||3 (10.3)|
|Zacatepec||1,311||200||2 (1.0)||10 (5.0)||11 (5.5)|
|Tenería||1,730||45||0||3 (6.6)||3 (6.6)|
|Subtotal||293||6 (2.05)||16 (5.5)||21 (7.1)|
|Temascaltepec||La Cominidad||2,500||63||0||1 (1.6)||1 (1.6)|
*IgG, immunoglobulin G.
†p<0.001 for IgG, IgM, and IgG plus IgM seropositivity.
‡All IgM-seropositive persons were 4–13 y of age. ND, not determined.
1These authors contributed equally to this work.
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