Table 1: Comparison of demographic and clinical characteristics between groups.

ParametersPatients (n: 50)Controls (n: 50)

Gender
 Male35 (50.7)34 (49.3)
 Female15 (48.4)16 (51.6)
Ages (years)
Duration of IPD (years) (min: 1–max: 17)
Positive for Toxocara canis IgG antibodies3 (6%)0 (0%)
Positive for Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibodies9 (18.0%)11 (22.0%)