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Table 2 Detection of H5N1 HPIA virus in clinical specimens in NIHE, Hanoi (clade 2.3.4)

From: Development of a sensitive novel diagnostic kit for the highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus

Year Patient ID Test no. POCube H5/A1 RIDT2
    H5 HA A NP  
2007 A 1 + + +
2 + - -
B 3 + + -
C 4 + + -
D 5 + + +/−3
2009 E 6 + + -
F 7 + + -
G 8 + + -
2010 H 9 - + -
I 10 + + -
% positive 90 90 10
  1. 1The POCube machine shows the results for H5 and type A viruses as “+” or “–” based on a predetermined cut-off index set (calculated as described in the “Methods”).
  2. 2RIDT: commercial kit detecting universal NP antigen of influenza A virus (ESPLINE® Influenza A&B-N).
  3. 3Uncertain.