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Table 5 Results from positive and undetermined qPCR tests from serum 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-serum 8/572 1.4 36.9 1.3 36.3 38.8 35.2
Undetermined qPCR-serum 31/572 5.4 35.5 4.4 37 39.7 20.3