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Table 4 Analysis of clinical samples. RPA and PCR assay reactivity

From: Development of a rapid recombinase polymerase amplification assay for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in whole blood

Sample IDa RPA / PCRb
  1 μL 5 μL
BS 12/2013/1 +  
BS 12/2013/2 +  
KH 12/2013/1 - +
KH 12/2013/2 +  
DK 10/2011/2 +  
MG 03/2012 +  
EM 03/2012 - +
MF 03/2012 - +
AF 02/2012/1 +  
AF 02/2012/2 +  
MR 04/2013/2 +  
HC1   -
HC2   -
HC3   -
HC4   -
  1. aSamples HC1, HC2, HC3 and HC4 were obtained from healthy individuals
  2. b1 or 5 μL of purified DNA was required to produce a positive signal in the RPA or PCR