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Table 2 Prevalence of S. japonicum in humans by the MHT and qPCR assay

From: Real-time PCR diagnosis of Schistosoma japonicum in low transmission areas of China

    MHT qPCR  
Province Village N No. Positive Prevalence (%) 95% CI No. Positive Prevalence (%) 95% CI P-value (McNemar)
Anhui Zhongxing 89 0 0.00 . 9 10.11 3.73, 16.50 0.003
Muxiahe 69 0 0.00 . 4 5.80 1.42, 11.45 0.046
Jiangxi Xiguang 107 1 0.93 −0.92, 2.79 11 10.28 4.43, 16.13 0.002
Biaoen 100 0 0.00 . 13 13.00 6.29, 19.71 <  0.001
Hunan Yuewu 63 3 4.76 −0.64, 10.17 17 26.98 15.72, 38.25 <  0.001
Hubei Xiti 123 . . . 8 6.50 2.08, 10.92 0.0043
Yanchuan 82 . . . 8 9.76 3.20, 16.32 0.004
  Total 633 4 0.93 0.02, 1.85 70 11.06 9.46, 15.78 < 0.0001
  1. The final row of each table is in bold to denote that these are total numbers