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Table 2 Summary of patients informations

From: Ability of real-time PCR for differential diagnosis of various forms of cutaneous leishmaniasis: a comparative study with histopathology

Cutaneous leishmaniasis forms Number of patients Ridley score Real-time PCR P value (Ridley) P value (qPCR)
0+ 1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ Ct (mean ± SD) Parasite load (mean) A CL CNL A CL CNL
A 10 4 4 2 26.24 ± 4.59 13,064 < 0.001 0.038 < 0.001 < 0.001
CL 16 10 6 31.88 ± 0.24 63 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.549
CNL 14 4 7 3 31.31 ± 0.71 98 0.038 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.549
  1. A acute form, CL chronic lupoid form, CNL chronic non-lupoid form