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Table 1 Percentage of parasitic females recovered after inoculation of infective larvae of Strongyloides stercoralis into Callithrix penicillata

From: Strongyloides stercoralis infection in marmosets: replication of complicated and uncomplicated human disease and parasite biology

  Primates Days post-infection % of infective larvae ofS. stercoralisrecovered as parasitic females
    Small intestine Large intestine Other organs Total
Untreated (uncomplicated strongyloidiasis) P3 21 21.6 (108/500) 2.2 (11/500) 0 23.8 (119/500)
P4 73 15.8 (79/500) 1.6 (8/500) 0 17.4 (87/500)
P14 12 10.6 (53/500) 0 (0/500) 0 10.6 (53/500)
Mean ± sd   16.0 ± 5.5 1.3 ± 1.1 0 17.3 ± 6.6
Treated with dexamethasone (complicated strongyloidiasis) P2 60 719.0 (719/100) 18.0 (18/100) 10.0 (10/100) 747.0 (747/100)
P6 71 613.0 (613/100) 37.0 (37/100) 7.0 (7/100) 657.0 (657/100)
P8 109 156.0 (468/300) 3.0 (9/300) 11.7 (35/300) 170.7 (512/300)
Mean ± sd    496.0 ± 299.2 19.3 ± 17.0 9.6 ± 2.4 524.9 ± 310.5
p - value    < 0.05   < 0.005 < 0.05