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Table 3 Summary of molecular confirmation of Dirofilaria immitis using species specific qPCR

From: Pig-hunting dogs are an at-risk population for canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in eastern Australia

Sample IDDiroChek®aAnigen Rapid®bEstimated D. immitis (Mff.ml−1)Host (dog) Cq(GAPDH)
BO#231PositivePositive< 526.17
BO#103PositivePositive< 524.54
BO#135PositiveNDA50323.76
BO#102PositivePositive53725.38
BO#55PositivePositive659128.13
BO#56PositivePositive766527.13
BO#138PositivePositive22,05024.34
BO#134PositivePositive023.81
BO#136PositivePositive024.71
BO#168PositivePositive026.61
BO#58PositivePositive027.23
  1. aDiroChek® Heartworm Antigen Test Kit (Zoetis, NJ)
  2. bAnigen Rapid® Test Kit Heartworm (CHW) Ag2.0 (Anigen, BioNote Inc., Seoul, South Korea)
  3. Abbreviations: NDA, no detectable antigen; Mff, D. immitis microfilariae