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Table 3 GAS qPCR results in comparison to culture

From: Detection of group a streptococcal pharyngitis by quantitative PCR

qPCR assay qPCR result Culture result % sensitivity* % specificity*
+ -
speB + 24 0 100 (88, 100) 100 (96, 100)
- 0 103
spy1258 + 21 0 87 (68, 96) 100 (96, 100)
- 3 103
  1. * 95% confidence intervals (Wald method) shown in parentheses.