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Table 1 Results of W. bancrofti antigen (A) and microfilaria (B) tests according to study site which includes a primary school and surrounding communities

From: Wuchereria bancrofti infection at four primary schools and surrounding communities with no previous blood surveys in northern Uganda: the prevalence after mass drug administrations and a report on suspected non-filarial endemic elephantiasis

Study site Sex Barromo Goro Oloyotong Labworomor Total exam.
   No. exam. No. positive No. exam. No. positive No. exam. No. positive No. exam. No. positive
A
Schoolchildren (7–19 years) M 85 0 77 0 71 0 67 0 300
F 55 0 64 0 76 0 75 0 270
Total 140 0 141 0 147 0 142 0 570
Community children (7–13 years) M 24 0 21 0 22 0 18 0 85
F 23 0 36 0 15 0 13 0 87
Total 47 0 57 0 37 0 31 0 172
Community people (14–25 years) M 28 0 38 0 39 0 33 0 138
F 25 0 22 0 22 0 33 0 102
Total 53 0 60 0 61 0 66 0 240
Community total   100 0 117 0 98 0 97 0 412
All subjects   240 0 258 0 245 0 239 0 982
B
Schoolchildren (7–19 years) M 72 0 46 0 62 0 48 0 228
F 39 0 45 0 65 0 58 0 207
Total 111 0 91 0 127 0 106 0 435
Community children (7–13 years) M 19 0 12 0 19 0 16 0 66
F 17 0 23 0 12 0 10 0 62
Total 36 0 35 0 31 0 26 0 128
Communitypeople (14–25yrs) M 20 0 29 0 19 0 10 0 78
  F 15 0 13 0 13 0 13 0 54
  Total 35 0 42 0 32 0 23 0 132
Community total   71 0 77 0 63 0 49 0 260
All subjects   182 0 168 0 190 0 155 0 695
  1. In community surveys by the antigen and microfilaria tests, schoolchildren are excluded