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Table 2 Associations between parasitological tests positive for Schistosoma mansoni infection and molecular techniques of the sampled population in the municipality of Barra Mansa/RJ - 2011

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

Sample A Sex KK S1 KK S2 HH S1 HH S2 qPCR Feces qPCR serum
J.B.S. 46 M 1 egg 0 SM SM + -
M.C. 52 M 8 eggs 19 eggs SM SM + -
I.R.S. 42 M 6 eggs 2 eggs SM SM + +
L.B.A. 21 M 6 eggs 1egg - SM + -
C.F.S. 19 F 0 0 SM 0 - -
  1. A, Age.
  2. KK, Kato-Katz technique.
  3. HH, Hoffman technique.
  4. S1, first slide; S2, second slide.
  5. qPCR-feces- qPCR-feces technique.
  6. qPCR-serum- qPCR-serum technique.
  7. SM, positive for Schistosoma mansoni.