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Table 1 Mean Cq values and the genomic copy numbers of the two study cohorts

From: Comparison of pneumococcal colonization density among healthy children and children with respiratory symptoms using real time PCR (RT-PCR)

Study cohort Mean Cq value Mean Genomic DNA copy number Difference
Cohort A (Healthy babies from the immunization clinic) (n = 101) 29.61 ± 2.85 Log10 7.30 ± 0.23 p = 0.354, independent sample t test
Cohort B (Hospitalized babies cohort) (n = 183) 28.93 ± 3.62 Log10 7.49 ± 1.07