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Table 1 Schistosoma mansoni -positive infections for each diagnostic technique in samples collected from the sampled population in Barra Mansa/RJ - 2011

From: Evaluation of real-time PCR assay to detect Schistosoma mansoni infections in a low endemic setting

Technique Positive/Total %
KK-HH 5/572 0.9
qPCR-feces 55/572 9.6
qPCR-serum 8/572 1.4
  1. KK, Kato-Katz technique.
  2. HH, Hoffman technique.
  3. qPCR-feces-qPCR-feces technique.
  4. qPCR-serum-qPCR-serum technique.