Table 2

Co-amplification results of RVFV RNA and S. aureus DNA.

Staphylococcus aureus


Amount input Nucleic Acid

1.3 × 104 copies

1.3 × 106 copies


Final yield in copies


Rift Valley Fever Virus

1.5 × 104 copies

SA: 2.1 ± 0.9 × 109

RVFV: 2.1 ± 0.3 × 1010

SA: 1.4 ± 0.1 × 1011

RVFV: 3.8 ± 2.7 × 107


1.5 × 106 copies

SA: 8.2 ± 1.7 × 108

RVFV: 1.37 ± 0.03 × 1011

SA: 1.4 ± 0.2 × 1011

RVFV: 2.5 ± 0.7 × 109


All the quantifications, both before and after amplification, were determined by qPCR as described in M&M.

SA: S.aureus

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