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Table 5 Comparison of the egg viability in the colonic mucosa proctoscopy samples from S. japonicum patients

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

Markers Cases Egg category in mucosa biopsy Confirmed diagnosis rate (%) (positive cases/ detected cases)
Suspected viable eggs cases Unknown type eggs cases Partially degraded eggs cases Completely degraded eggs cases
Morphology 41 6 5 21 9 14.63 (6 / 41)
ALP
positive cases/ detected cases
35 5/6 3/5 7/15 0/9 42.86 (15/35)*
AOS
positive cases/ detected cases
33 5/6 2/5 3/13 0/9 30.30 (10/33)*
SDHG
positive cases/ detected cases
30 4/4 3/6 6/14 0/6 43.33 (13/30)*
  1. *: Compared with morphology, P < 0.05