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Table 5 Association between IgG responses and malaria severity

From: Immunoglobulin response to Plasmodium falciparum RESA proteins in uncomplicated and severe malaria

Antigens Na Odds ratio (95% CI) P b
P1 15 0.41 (0.08; 1.95) 0.27
P2 38 4.10 (1.29; 14.81) 0.02
P3 10 1.08 (0.16; 8.59) 0.94
P4 11 0.31 (0.03; 2.16) 0.26
P5 18 0.85 (0.16; 4.59) 0.85
P6 12 0.42 (0.05; 4.0) 0.41
rRESA-1B 55 0.43 (0.12; 1.37) 0.16
rRESA-3B 42 0.86 (0.27; 2.78) 0.80
  1. aNumber of responders.
  2. bEach antibody response was tested for association with severe malaria in a multiple logistic regression adjusted on age, fever duration and parasitaemia; significant P value < 0.01.