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Table 5 Comparison of the results of the fecal materials between visual / microscopic examination and molecular detections

From: A multiplex PCR for differential detection of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto, Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus canadensis in China

Visual and microscopic examination Pre-sequencing Multiple PCR identification
Echinococcus granulosus s. s. E. multilocularis E. shiquicus Negative E. granulosus s. s. E. multilocularis Negative
Positive 0 13 0 3 0 13 3
Negative 1 13 1 10 1 13 11
Total 1 26 1 13 1 26 14