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Table 2 Efficiency and detection limit

From: Identification of phlebotomine sand fly blood meals by real-time PCR

Target host Slope R 2 ε (%) Detection limit (per 2 μl)
Dog -3.58 ± 0.69 0.93 ± 0.10 96.3 ± 30.8 1 pg
Horse -3.88 ± 0.61 0.96 ± 0.02 83.28 ± 14.74 10 pg
Cat -3.37 ± 0.16 0.93 ± 0.02 96.89 ± 4.13 1 pg
Black rat -4.29 ± 0.16 0.94 ± 0.04 71.06 ± 3.32 1 pg
Chicken -3.65 ± 0.65 0.96 ± 0.06 92.61 ± 27.24 10 pg
Man -3.84 ± 0.53 0.83 ± 0.23 84.17 ± 15.74 100 fg
  1. Slope, R2, amplification efficiency, and detection limit of the assays.