Table 2

VL-malaria co-infections, stratified by VL infection intensity, and its association with the overall in-hospital death, Sudan (2005-2010)
Infection intensity of VL in aspirates n cases/ denominators % In-hospital deaths n (%) Discharged alive n (%) Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval
lymph node 377/824 21 790
+1 339/757 44.8 18 (85.7) 727 (92.0) 1
+2 24/44 54.5 2 (9.5) 41 (5.2) 1.97 0.44-8.78
+3 11/19 57.9 0 19 (2.4) 1.00 0.99-1.00
+4 3/4 75.0 1 (4.8) 3 (0.4) 13.46 1.34-135.77*
bone marrow 16/264 13 247
+1 15/259 5.8 11 (84.6) 244 (98.8) 1
+2 1/5 20.0 2 (15.4) 3 (1.2) 14.79 2.24-97.74*

*P-value <0.10 based on Fisher Exact Probability tests.

van den Bogaart et al.

van den Bogaart et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:332   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-332

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