TABLE 3.

Comparison of FA staining and PCR results for 14 samples tested by both methods

SpeciesOocysts/gCysts/gPCR results with:
Primer set 1Primer set 2Primer set 3Primer set 4
Anas discors 029,293NDaND
Anas platyrhynchos 5820+NDND
Anas platyrhynchos 250+NDND
Anas platyrhynchos 4425NDND
Anas platyrhynchos 570+NDND
Anas americana 549+NDND
Anas cercca carolinensis 2,1820+NDND
Anas cercca carolinensis 835NDND
Mergus merganser 177NDND
Anas platyrhynchos 35146ND
Anas platyrhynchos 330+NDND
Anas platyrhynchos 280NDNDND
Anas platyrhynchos 230NDNDND
Anas platyrhynchos 12412+NDND
  • a ND, not done.