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Table 2 Spearman rank correlations between egg counts and copy numbers among samples which were positive according to both combined KK and PCR

From: Comparison of real-time PCR and the Kato-Katz method for the diagnosis of soil-transmitted helminthiasis and assessment of cure in a randomized controlled trial

  R p-value n
Trichuris trichiura
 Baseline 0.55  < 0.0001 297
 Follow-up 0.56  < 0.0001 163
Hookworm
 Baseline 0.35  < 0.001 107
 Follow-up 0.27 0.1 40
Ascaris lumbricoides
 Baseline 0.45  < 0.0001 166
 Follow-up 0.39 0.38 7