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Table 2 Follow-up of the cercarial production in B. pfeifferi of Nkolbisson and B. camerunensis of Petponoun over five days

From: Biomphalaria camerunensis as a viable alternative intermediate host for Schistosoma mansoni in southern Cameroon

Follow-up day n Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum P-value
Day 1 B. pfeifferi 16 1376.5 ± 906.2 50 3874 0.158
B. camerunensis 8 2143.4 ± 1381.2 850 4900
Day 2 B. pfeifferi 16 588.8 ± 419.1 8 1288 0.001
B. camerunensis 8 1879.0 ± 639.6 520 2676
Day 3 B. pfeifferi 16 1086.1 ± 542.1 8 2380 0.001
B. camerunensis 8 2063.1 ± 404.9 1208 2564
Day 4 B. pfeifferi 16 1074.2 ± 634.8 12 2160 0.008
B. camerunensis 8 1916.5 ± 564.4 1012 2564
Day 5 B. pfeifferi 16 1245.4 ± 514.1 40 2068 0.001
B. camerunensis 8 2212.9 ± 538.9 1040 2780
Total B. pfeifferi 16 1074.2 ± 454.4 23.6 1925.6 0.001
B. camerunensis 8 2042.9 ± 485.2 1073.6 2633.6
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation