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Table 4 The age correlation of pneumonia patients with HCMV detected by HCMV DNA PCR and serologic tests

From: Urine real-time polymerase chain reaction detection for children virus pneumonia with acute human cytomegalovirus infection

Age Clinical diagnosis (+) Clinical diagnosis (-) HCMV-IgM True positive (%) HCMV-IgM True negative (%) HCMV-DNA True positive (%) HCMV-DNA True negative (%)
All 279 230 190 (68.10) 155 (67.39) 238 (85.30) 181 (78.70)
<6 m 232 190 164 (70.69) 139 (73.16) 197 (84.91) 155 (81.58)
>6 m 47 40 26 (55.32) 16 (40.00) 41 (87.23) 26 (65.00)
Total 509 345 (67.78) 419 (82.32)