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Table 7 Results using the Merifluor assays as compared to established EBV status

From: Reliability of the Siemens Enzygnost and Novagnost Epstein–Barr Virus assays for routine laboratory diagnosis: agreement with clinical diagnosis and comparison with the Merifluor Epstein–Barr Virus immunofluorescence assay

  Merifluor interpretation
Negative Acute infection Past infection Indeterminate % agreement with EBV status
EBV status Negative (N = 39) 36 1 2 0 92.3
Acute infection (N = 15) 0 15 0 0 100
Past infection (N = 464) 1 5 455 3 98.1