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Table 3 Results from nested PCR and real-time PCR

From: Comparison of nested PCR and real time PCR of Herpesvirus infections of central nervous system in HIV patients

  NESTED PCR REAL TIME PCR
  POS NEG POS NEG
CMV 85 150 85 150
HSV-1 45 150+1a = 151 45+1b = 46 149+1a = 150
EBV 145 150 145 +1b = 146 149
  1. a: sample resulted positive in previous nested PCR
  2. b: samples resulted negative in nested PCR