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Table 3 Number of field collected samples from dogs living in the Wudu and Zhang Xian district shown to be positive (+) or negative (−) by LAMP, PCR, ELISA and microscopy (LM)

From: Development of a LAMP assay for detection of Leishmania infantum infection in dogs using conjunctival swab samples

Region Number of samples Assay outcomes
   LAMP PCR ELISA LM
Wudu 12a + + + +
  31 + + +
  22 + +
  3 +
  2 +
  41
  Total 111 (+/−) 68/43 65/46 45/66 12/99
Zhang Xian 1 + + n.d.b
  32 n.d.
  Total 33 (+/−) 1/32 1/32 0/33 n.d.
  1. a10 out of the 12 samples were from symptomatic dogs
  2. bnot determined