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08 February 2024: Database Analysis

High Prevalence of Antibodies in Jaworzno, Poland: A Retrospective Study Revealing Endemic Lyme Borreliosis

Barbara Koleżyńska 12ABCDEF* , Krzysztof Solarz 3DE , Weronika Wieczorek 4E , Dorota Sagan 5F , Dariusz Boroń 67E , Rafał Staszkiewicz 89E , Dawid Sobański 10E , Tomasz Sirek 11F , Anna Janik 6F , Piotr Łojko 7F , Beniamin Oskar Grabarek 6CDEF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.943203

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e943203

Table 3 Statistically significant results of one-way logistic regression analysis of the occurrence of positive results in the ELISA and Western blot tests, considering variables based on the survey results.

VariableOR−95% CI+95% CIP
ELISABite in the park0.4320.2080.901
Bite in the garden1.4181.0131.986
Occurrence of redness1.9861.2123.255
Occurrence of erythema migrans1.8851.1193.176
History of Lyme borreliosis4.3232.4177.733
Antibiotic therapy1.5171.0692.152
Occurrence of flu-like symptoms1.6331.02152.602
Western blotAge (years)1.0211.0061.036
Occurrence of redness1.9221.1283.275
History of Lyme borreliosis2.0081.0413.874
OR – odds ratio; CI – confidence interval; ELISA – enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

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