Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Lyme Disease Data and Seropositivity for Borrelia burgdorferi, China, 2005‒2020
James H. Stark
, Xiuyan Li, Ji Chun Zhang, Leah Burn, Srinivas R. Valluri, Jiaxin Liang, Kaijie Pan, Mark A. Fletcher, Raphael Simon, Luis Jodar, and Bradford D. Gessner
Author affiliations: Pfizer Inc., Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA (J.H. Stark, K. Pan, L. Jodar, B.D. Gessner); Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (X. Li); Pfizer China, Beijing, China (J.C. Zhang, J. Liang); P95 Pharmacovigilance & Epidemiology, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (L. Burn); Pfizer Inc., New York, New York, USA (S.R. Valluri); Pfizer Emerging Markets, Paris, France (M.A. Fletcher); Pfizer Vaccine Research & Development, Pearl River, New York, USA (R. Simon)
Figure 3. Forest plot illustrating seropositivity estimates for Borrelia burgdorferi, by province, China, 2005–2020. The red horizontal line indicates the summary estimate based on the primary analysis; error bars indicate 95% CIs. For 7 estimates, the lower bound of the 95% CI was <0 (a negative value); those values were fixed at 0% for interpretation.
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