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Table 5 Comparison of the multiplex assay and WHO assay for the detection of H7N9 virus in clinical specimens

From: Detection of a novel avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in humans by multiplex one-step real-time RT-PCR assay

Virus Multiplex WHO Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
+ - + -
FluA 192a 819 192a 819 100 100
H7 35 976 35 976 100 100
N9 35 976 32b 979 91.4 100
RP 1011 0 1011 0 100 100
  1. aInfluenza A (FluA) virus positive specimens, including H7N9.
  2. bThree specimens with negative N9 and positive H7.