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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity of 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

  Real-time PCR
  Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
CMV 85/85 = 100% 150/150 = 100%
HSV-1 45/45 = 100% 150/151 = 99%
EBV 145/145 = 100% 149/150 = 99%