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Table 2 Prevalence of S. mansoni identified in stool diagnostic tests at Ayder referral hospital, 2016

From: Under diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis in a referral hospital, North Ethiopia

Diagnostic methods No examined Positive n (%) Negative n (%)
Wet mount 280 14 (5.0) 266 (95)
Kato-Katz 280 35 (12.5) 245 (87.5)
FEC 280 35 (12.5) 245 (87.5)
Kato-Katz + wet mount 280 37 (13.2) 243 (95)
FEC + wet mount 280 36 (12.9) 244 (87.1)
Kato-Katz + FEC 280 38 (13.6) 242 (86.4)
KK + FEC + WM 280 40 (14.3) 240 (85.7)