TABLE 2.

Mean CT values and intraassay SDs of dilution series of promastigote DNAs from different Leishmania species obtained with the LC PCR assay

Leishmania speciesMean CT value ± SD with following no. of parasites/reaction:
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L. major NIH17321.06 ± 0.26025.51 ± 0.05729.46 ± 0.16033.05 ± 0.44635.85 ± 0.153
L. donovani LV917.71 ± 0.01721.75 ± 0.07024.57 ± 0.05528.83 ± 0.22832.29 ± 0.224
L. infantum 217619.95 ± 0.01124.36 ± 0.27228.90 ± 0.00633.39 ± 0.051NDa
L. amazonensis LV7919.37 ± 0.12123.42 ± 0.26627.48 ± 0.25032.14 ± 0.07534.18 ± 0.122
L. mexicana M37925.84 ± 0.09530.09 ± 0.12135.01 ± 0.627NDND
  • a ND, inconsistent quantification data.