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Table 3 ICT results of culture supernatants of different stages of L. loa and O. ochengi

From: Further evidence of the cross-reactivity of the Binax NOW® Filariasis ICT cards to non-Wuchereria bancrofti filariae: experimental studies with Loa loa and Onchocerca ochengi

Parasite Stage No. of parasites per well Incubation time (h) ICT result
L. loa Mf 5,000 6 +
   150,00 6 ++
  L3 500 6 ++
O. ochengi Mf 750 12 _
   4,500 6 _
   4,500 24 _
  L3 116 6 _
   116 24 +
  Adult male 8 6 ++
   8 12 +++
Control RPMI   24 -
  1. -, negative; +, positive