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Table 1 Summary of participants investigated in this study. Each child provided a sample before, 24 hours after and 3 weeks after treatment with single dose (60 mg/kg) dose of praziquantel. For the placebo controls, samples were collected at the same time points

From: Investigations on the interplays between Schistosoma mansoni, praziquantel and the gut microbiome

S. mansoni infection Infection intensity (epg) Treatment outcome No. of participants Sample identifiers Group name
Negative 0 Not applicable 6 1; 12; 13; 14; 15; 25 Controls
Positive 1–99 Cure 0   Cure
100–399 5 11; 17; 22; 26; 28
> 400 4 2; 7; 16; 27
1–99 Not cured 3 19; 23; 32 Not cured
100–399 3 10; 30; 31
> 400 2 5; 8
1–99 Placebo 3 20; 29; 34 Placebo
100–399 5 6; 18; 21; 24; 33; 1
> 400 3 3; 4; 9
  1. Abbreviation: epg eggs per gram stool