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Table 5 Intensity of S. japonicum infection (GMEPG) in cattle and buffalo by village and bovine type (cattle or buffalo)

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

  MHT FEA-SD qPCR
Village No. MHT positivea No. positive GMEPG 95% CI No. positive GMEPG 95% CI
Xiguang 5 4 0.38 0.06, 2.42 14 7.18 2.75, 18.76
Biaoen 1 0 . . 9 3.18 2.13, 4.76
Wuyi 1 1 1.80 . 5 15.55 1.93, 125.28
Yuewu 7 7 2.43 1.16, 5.10 17 10.73 5.88, 19.56
Bovine type        
Cattle 9 7 0.87 0.39, 1.34 23 7.67 4.06, 14.49
Buffalo 5 5 2.29 2.18, 2.42 22 7.81 4.40, 13.86
Total 14 12 1.30 0.99, 1.59 45 7.74 7.57, 7.91
  1. aThe FEA-SD was performed on MHT-positive samples only; two MHT-positive samples were negative by FEA-SD
  2. The final row of each table is in bold to denote that these are total numbers