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Table 3 Frequency of SEN virus infection among thalassemic patients and healthy blood donors.

From: High frequency of SEN virus infection in thalassemic patients and healthy blood donors in Iran

Virus viremia Healthy blood donors
(N = 120)
Thalassemic patients
(N = 100)
P value Odd ratio (95% CI)
SENV-D (+) [N (%)] 73 (60.8%) 86 (86%) <0.0001 0.25 (0.12-0.49)
SENV-H (+) [N (%)] 103 (85.8%) 93 (93%) 0.12 0.45 (0.18-1.14)
† Co-infection (+) [N (%)] 67 (55.8%) 81 (81%) <0.0001 0.29 (0.16-0.54)
SENV (+) [N (%)] 109 (90.8%) 98 (98%) 0.040 0.20 (0.04-0.93)
  1. † Co-infection, SENV-D and SENV-H; Fisher's exact test.