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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of S.japonicum infection detected by stool examination

From: Performance of a dipstick dye immunoassay for rapid screening of Schistosoma japonicum infection in areas of low endemicity

Village No. of examined No. of positives Prevalence (%) Geometric mean EPG for infected (Mean ± S.E.) Other helminthes prevalence rate % (No. of positives)
Longshang 1044 4 0.38 5.98 ± 7.90 0.00 (0)
Hebei 887 16 1.80 10.48 ± 7.26 0.11 (1)
TieGuai 859 22 2.56 14.73 ± 3.18 1.40 (12)
Xinhua 922 46 4.99 26.05 ± 6.24 2.93 (27)
Yuye 824 44 5.34 13.75 ± 4.21 1.09 (9)
Caohui 826 56 6.78 22.02 ± 3.56 20.10 (166)
Jingtou 923 76 8.23 45.04 ± 4.98 6.93 (64)
Total 6285 264 4.20 23.35 ± 5.05 4.44 (279)