Table 1

Description of samples collected for this study

Subject

Sex

NP Swabs Collected

Fresh DNA Extractions

Frozen Storage

Frozen DNA Extractions

Age at Collection (Weeks)

Before Frozen Storage

95% CI (Poisson)

After Frozen Storage

95% CI (Poisson)


1

M

1

2

30 days

2

16.9

12.0

7.7:17.9

14.5

9.7:20.8

2

M

1

2

30 days

2

16.6

3.5

1.4:7.2

11.5

7.3:17.3

3

F

1

2

30 days

2

16.4

8.0

4.6:13.0

1.5

0.3:4.4

4

F

1

2

30 days

2

16.1

13.5

8.9:19.6

0

0:1.8*

5

F

1

2

30 days

2

16.1

9.5

5.7:14.8

0

0:1.8*

6

F

1

2

30 days

2

16.0

10.0

6.1:15.4

1.0

0.1:3.6

7

M

1

2

30 days

2

26.6

6.5

3.5:11.1

3.5

1.4:7.2

8

F

1

2

30 days

2

26.6

3.5

1.4:7.2

5.5

2.7:9.8

9

F

1

2

30 days

2

26.3

6.5

3.5:11.1

5.0

2.4:9.2

10

F

1

2

30 days

2

25.9

10.0

6.1:15.4

9.0

5.3:14.2

11

M

1

2

30 days

2

26.1

14.0

9.3:20.2

12.0

7.7:17.9

12

M

1

2

30 days

2

26.1

11.5

7.3:17.3

12.0

7.7:17.9


(*) one-sided, 97.5% confidence interval (CI)

Kwambana et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2011 11:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-11-2

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