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Table 2 Egg counts (per 10 ml of urine) for the urine samples tested, their egg count category (high > 400; medium 51–400; and very low 1–10) and their RPA results

From: Development of a recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) fluorescence assay for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium

Category Egg count/10 ml Urine code RPA results
High 532 U1 +
Medium 102 U2 +
Very Low 8 U3 +
Medium 156 U4 +
High 816 U5 +
High 458 U6 +
Medium 145 U7 +
Medium 368 U8 +
High 750 U9 +
Medium 137 U10 +
High 742 U11 +
High 552 U12 +
High 926 U13 +
Medium 171 U14 +
Medium 68 U15 +
Very low 3 U16 +
Very low 1 U17 +
Very low 2 U18 ?
Very low 3 U19
Very low 1 U20 +
  1. Key: +, positive; –, negative; ?, cannot interpret
  2. Notes: There were no samples in the egg count range of 11–50. The urine code corresponds to the RPA curves shown in Fig. 2