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Table 4 Comparison of the positive rates (%) after staining all types of eggs deposited in tissues of mice with AOS and SDHG either prior or post treatment

From: Clinical diagnostic value of viable Schistosoma japonicum eggs detected in host tissues

Method of staining Marker Immature eggs Mature eggs Partially degraded eggs Completely degraded eggs
90d PI 90dPT 90d PI 90d PT 90d PI 90d PT 90d PI 90 d PT
DAB AOS 74.17
(712/960)
0.00
(0/316)
68.85
(1132/1644)
0.00
(0/468)
67.60
(384/568)
0.00
(0/136)
00.00
(0/1648)
0.00
(0/654)
MTT SDHG 99.11*
(446/450)
0.00
(0/0)
97.58*
(966/990)
0.00
(0/0)
70.76
(472/667)
3.36
(4/119)
0.00
(0/264)
0.00
(0/513)
  1. MTT: DAB,*:P < 0.05