Table 4

Codetection of agents in multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assays from the same nasopharyngeal/oropharyngeal sample at initial visit of adults with ARTIa by randomisation group (rapid result vs. delayed result)

Agent 1

Agent 2

Ct valueb (agent 1/agent 2)


Rapid result group

Rhinovirus

Influenza A virus

24/41

Rhinovirus

Respiratory syncytial virus

33/34

Rhinovirus

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

24/30

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Rhinovirus

34/36

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Coronavirus OC43

28/35

Adenovirus

Rhinovirus

20/35

Influenza B virus

Rhinovirus

36/38

Metapneumovirus

Rhinovirus

37/42

Parainfluenzavirus

Respiratory syncytial virus

28/30

Delayed result group

Influenza A virus

Coronavirus OC43

29/31

Influenza B virus

Rhinovirus

31/37

Respiratory syncytial virus

Rhinovirus

31/36


aARTI, acute respiratory tract infection; bCt value, cycle threshold value.

Brittain-Long et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:44   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-44

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