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Table 3 Diphtheria toxoid recovery from investigated types of swabs (µg/ml)

From: The influence of a swab type on the results of point-of-care tests

ExperimentSwab type
RayonFlocked nylonDacronPolyurethane foam
159.0221.85946.4161.316
257.0661.64246.1981.207
356.1961.64246.1981.424
Mean ± SD57.428 ± 1.4471.714 ± 0.12546.271 ± 0.1251.316 ± 0.154
  1. SD standard deviation