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Table 1 Comparison between the results of the low stringency-polymerase chain reaction (LS-PCR) together with the conventional PCR assay (LS-PCR + conventional PCR) and the loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay (κ index: 0.88)

From: A loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for Schistosoma mansoni detection in Biomphalaria spp. from schistosomiasis-endemic areas in Minas Gerais, Brazil

   LAMP assay
Positive Negative Total
LS-PCR + conventional PCR Positive 6 0 6
Negative 1 11 12
  Total 7 11 18