BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Evaluation of Novel Tools to Facilitate the Detection and Characterization of Leprosy Patients in China

Table 1

Study group demographics.

Groupm/fMean age (range)Ridley-Jopling classificationBacterial index (BI)
SkinPathology

MB2039.5 (20–86)1 LL; 18 BL; 1 BB2.7 (0–4.5)13.4 (0–5+)2
PB1144.9 (27–79)5 TT; 6 BT0.1 (0–0.5)30.4 (0–3.5+)3
HHC4228.5 (4–82)nana
TB1139.5 (23–72)nana
EC1042.2 (35–48)nana

1Not reported for 4 patients.
2Not reported for 3 patients.
3Not reported for 2 patients.
na, not applicable.