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Table 4 Detection of antibodies or antigen in S. japonicum egg-positive patients (nā€‰=ā€‰28)

From: Field comparison of circulating antibody assays versus circulating antigen assays for the detection of schistosomiasis japonica in endemic areas of China

Assay No. of positives No. of false negatives EPG* for misdiagnosed Sensitivity (%) P value against Kato-Katz
IHA 28 0 0 100% 1
ELISA 28 0 0 100% 1
DDIA 28 0 0 100% 1
ELISA(COM) 26 2 8,8 93% 0.48
ELISA(IgY) 24 4 24,8,8,8 86% 0.13
  1. *EPG: egg per gram feces.