TABLE 1.

Pattern of excretion of E. bieneusi spores in a cohort of 12 SIV-infected macaques measured monthly over a period of 8 months, using primary PCR and IFA methods of detection

MacaqueResult at moa(PCR/IFA)
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1+/++/++/++/++/++/++/++/+
2+/++/++/++/++/++/++/+−/−
3+/++/++/++/++/+−/−+/++/+
4+/++/++/++/++/++/++/+ND
5+/++/+−/−+/++/+−/−+/+ND
6−/−+/++/++/+−/−−/−−/−ND
7+/++/++/+−/−NDNDNDND
8+/++/++/++/+NDNDNDND
9+/++/++/++/+NDNDNDND
10−/−−/−−/−−/−NDNDNDND
11−/−−/−−/−−/−NDNDNDND
12−/−−/−−/−−/−−/−−/−−/−ND
  • a +, positive; −, negative; ND, not done.