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Research Article

Surveillance of Food- and Smear-Transmitted Pathogens in European Soldiers with Diarrhea on Deployment in the Tropics: Experience from the European Union Training Mission (EUTM) Mali

Table 2

Median and mean cycle threshold (Ct) values of pathogens that were detected by PCR.

Detected pathogenMedian Ct-valueMean Ct-valueStandard deviation

Salmonella spp.2727
Shigella spp./EIEC117.5183.0
Shigella spp./EIEC213.514.72.7
Shigella spp./EIEC312.513.72.4
EPEC2221.44.0
STEC41415.93.9
STEC51918.24.3
EAEC1919.23.5
Giardia duodenalis 25.525.53.5
Cryptosporidium parvum 2727.76.0
Norovirus G12024.38.4
Norovirus G21716.64.3
Astrovirus3030
Rotavirus2222
Sapovirus3232

As detected by in-house PCR. 2As detected by RidaGene PCR targeting EHEC/EPEC/Shigella spp./EIEC. 3As detected by RidaGene PCR targeting ETEC and Shigella spp./EIEC. 4As detected by PCR targeting the stable toxin. 5As detected by PCR targeting the labile toxin.