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Table 1 Basic information of S. japonicum egg-positive participants

From: Immune responses result in misdiagnosis of Schistosoma japonicum by immunodiagnosis kits in egg-positive patients living in a low schistosomiasis transmission area of China

Age groups No. by gender No. by occupation No. by infection intensity
Male Female Peasants Fishermen and boatmen Students Others EPG < =20 20 < EPG < =100 EPG > 100
5- 24 5 0 0 28 1 21 4 4
15- 7 1 0 0 5 3 4 3 1
20- 3 2 0 1 0 4 5 0 0
30- 8 9 1 12 0 4 14 1 2
40- 16 21 4 25 0 7 32 3 2
50- 14 7 8 10 0 3 16 4 1
60- 18 7 18 4 0 4 22 1 2
Total 90 52 31 52 33 26 114 16 12