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Table 3 Prevalence of S. japonicum in bovines by the MHT and qPCR assay

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

   MHT qPCR  
Village N No. positive Prevalence (%) 95% CI No. positive Prevalence (%) 95% CI P-value (McNemar)
Xiguang 63 5 7.90 1.07, 14.80 14 22.22 11.67, 32.78 0.007
Biaoen 51 1 1.96 −2.00, 5.90 9 17.65 6.82, 28.48 0.005
Wuyi 38 1 2.63 −2.70 7.96 5 13.16 1.90, 24.42 0.046
Yuewu 30 7 2.33 7.27, 39.40 17 56.67 37.85, 75.49 0.002
Animal type         
Cattle 70 9 12.90 4.82, 20.90 23 32.86 21.58, 44.14 0.0005
Buffalo 112 5 4.46 0.58, 8.34 22 19.64 12.17, 27.12 < 0.0001
Total 182 14 7.69 3.78, 11.60 45 24.73 18.40, 31.05 < 0.0001
  1. The final row of each table is in bold to denote that these are total numbers