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 II||150*||*✖||NA||✓||✓||*✖: pooled exclusive of samples with suspected trichostrongyle eggs|
|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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