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Table 2 Frequencies of anti-allergen and anti-A. lumbricoides serum IgE antibodies in the studied 283 pre-school-aged children

From: The presence of serum anti-Ascaris lumbricoides IgE antibodies and of Trichuris trichiura infection are risk factors for wheezing and/or atopy in preschool-aged Brazilian children

IgE antibodies against Antibody concentration
  ≥0.35 kU/L ≥3.5 kU/L
  n (%) n (%)
Common childhood foods 67 (23.9) 7 (2.5)
D. pteronyssinus 54 (19.3) 8 (2.9)
B. tropicalis 101 (36.1) 20 (7.1)
Common childhood foods or B. tropicalis or D. pteronyssinus 135 (48.2) 28 (10.0)
A. lumbricoides 99 (35.4) 25 (8.9)