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Table 3

Evaluation of fecal load of Blastocystis in human samples based on the established quantification curve (set in the range of 100 to 105 cells per 1 qPCR reaction).

Estimated fecal protist load1 Number of samples/Number of positive samples Ct value range
101–102 18/83 28–32
103–104 13/83 21–27
105 –106 52/83 15–20

Number of cells per 1 qPCR reaction.

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