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Table 3 Comparison of intensity of infection and damage to urinary tract by age

From: Ultrasonographic screening of urinary schistosomiasis infected patients in Agulu community, Anambra state, southeast Nigeria

Age group/Egg count Bladder wall irregularities Bladder wall thickness Bladder wall mass Kidney dilation Total/%
5-9 yrs
GM = 73.3
2 1 0 0 3(10.7)
10-14 yrs
GM = 302.9
9 4 2 4 19(67.9)
> 15 yrs
GM = 103.8
4 1 0 1 6(21.4)
Total 15 6 2 5 28(100)
  1. GM = Geometric mean egg count.