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Table 1 Laboratorial diagnosis on dengue suspected fatal cases (n = 1047) confirmation in Brazil, 1986–2015

From: 30 years of dengue fatal cases in Brazil: a laboratorial-based investigation of 1047 cases

Diagnostic test Sample Total (%)
Acute (<  7 days of illness) Positive/Tested (%) Convalescent (≥7 days of illness) Positive/Tested (%)
Virus isolation 46/768 (6.0) Not done 46/768 (6.0)
RT-PCR 142/774 (18.3) 11/112 (9.82) 153/886 (17.3)
MAC-ELISA 120/489 (24.5) 42/113 (37.2) 162/602 (26.9)
IgG-ELISA 261/345 (75.6) 57/73 (78.1) 318/418 (76.0)
NS1-ELISA 120/415 (28.9) 24/93 (25.8) 144/508 (28.3)