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Table 1 Detection rate of NS1 in urine and saliva samples

From: Evaluation of the performances of six commercial kits designed for dengue NS1 and anti-dengue IgM, IgG and IgA detection in urine and saliva clinical specimens

  Urine Saliva
IPC NS1 capture ELISA NS1 RDT IPC NS1 capture ELISA NS1 RDT
Weakly positive plasma 10.3 % (3/29) 10.3 % (3/29) 13.3 % (2/15) 20 % (3/15)
Averagely positive plasma 16.7 % (9/54) 16.7 % (9/54) 48.5 % (16/33) 18.2 % (6/33)
Highly positive plasma 50 % (17/34) 50 % (17/34) 64.7 % (11/17) 47.1 % (8/17)
p-value a <0.001 <0.001 0.011 0.094
  1. The detection rates of NS1 in urine and saliva samples are presented according to the NS1 level in the corresponding plasma samples
  2. a Comparison of NS1 positive rate in urine or saliva from patients whose corresponding plasma tested weakly, averagely or highly positive by NS1 ELISA