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Table 4 Estimation of seroconversion and seroreversion rates from longitudinal and cross-sectional studies

From: Modelling dynamic change of malaria transmission in holoendemic setting (Dielmo, Senegal) using longitudinal measures of antibody prevalence to Plasmodium falciparum crude schizonts extract

Study Seroconversion (95% CI) Seroreversion (95% CI)
Longitudinal survey
 Without covariates 0.284 (0.230–0.351) 0.066 (0.051–0.085)
 With covariates 0.215 (0.171–0.269) 0.041 (0.030 - 0.055)
Cross-sectional surveys
 2000 0.220 (0.173–0.280) 0.006 (0.00–0.514)
 2002 0.126 (0.099–0.159) 0.001 (0.00–0.02)
 2008 0.094 (0.079–0.112) 0.017 (0.007–0.047)
 2010 0.073 (0.059–0.091) 0.003 (0.00–0.024)
 2012 0.042 (0.036–0.049) 0.057 (0.026–0.125)