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Table 5 Serum ANA and ANoA (Jacareacanga) stratified for mercury and past malaria infections P values obtained comparing Hg <8 with >8 μg/g hair (* p < 0.05) and number of malaria infections <4 with ≥4 (§p < 0.05).

From: Mercury exposure, malaria, and serum antinuclear/antinucleolar antibodies in amazon populations in Brazil: a cross-sectional study

  # malaria infections <4 (%) # malaria infections ≥4 (%)
Hg >8:
ANA 1:10 3.61 17.65 §
ANA 1:40 0 11.76 §
ANoA 1:10 12.05 17.65
ANoA 1:40 8.43 17.65
Hg ≥8:
ANA 1:10 14.81 * 10.00
ANA 1:40 11.11 * 0
ANoA 1:10 33.33 * 30.00
ANoA 1:40 22.22 20.00