Table 1

Average EPG of the farms (n > 25 sheep per farm) used in the respective assay designs.

Farm ID Average EPG Result of Assay Used
LAMP Optimisation LF Assay Optimisation Optimised LAMP PCR
Farm I 600 NA
Farm II 150* * NA *: pooled exclusive of samples with suspected trichostrongyle eggs
Farm III 276.47 NA
Farm IV 982.22 NA
Farm V 1750 NA
Farm VI 5.76 NA
Farm VII 113.70 NA
Farm VIII 767.20 NA
Farm IX 168 NA
Farm X NA NA
Farm DF** NA
Farm GF*** ½ NA ½: One weak positive

*Only three individual sheep had trichostrongyle egg counts. **Adult worms only. *** Pooled faecal sample submitted by the farmer. NA: Not applicable as it was not used during the optimisation. ✓: Positive result. ✖: Negative result.

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