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Table 4 Results from positive and undetermined qPCR tests from fecal samples along with Ct values obtained from 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

Method Cases/Total % Ct values (Log) qPCR
Mean SD Median Minimum Maximum
Positive qPCR-feces 55/572 9.6 33.6 4.9 34.8 14.7 38.8
Undetermined qPCR-feces 50/572 8.7 32.3 8.5 37.1 11.5 40