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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and Schistosoma japonicum infection intensity of the study subjects in the KK (+), KK (−) and control groups

From: Performance of the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen test in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis japonica in a human cohort from Northern Samar, the Philippines

Group n Sex (M/F) Age (years) Infection intensity (KK)
Light (EPG: 1–99) Moderate (EPG: 100–399) Heavy (EPG: > 400)
KK (+) 108 70/38 38.9 ± 16.9 104 4 0
KK (−) 304 148/156 40.7 ± 15.2 0 0 0
Control 15 6/9 38.7 ± 16.5 0 0 0
  1. EPG Eggs per gram of faeces, KK Kato-Katz