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Table 1 Comparison of in house and commercial Real Time PCR kits targeting T. gondii RE gene in 38 clinical samples

From: Comparison of an in house and a commercial real-time polymerase chain reaction targeting Toxoplasma gondii RE gene using various samples collected from patients in Turkey

Sample typein house Real Time PCRCommercial Real Time PCRCompatibilityNumber of sample with the same PCR results
Peripheral blood (Buffy coat)−/−
+/+
−/−
+/−
−/−
+/+
+/+
+/+
Compatible
Compatible
Partly compatible Completely incompatible
8
2
1
1
Amniotic fluid−/−
+/+
−/−
+/+
Compatible
Compatible
10
1
Tissue−/−
+/+
−/−
+/+
Compatible
Compatible
6
3
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)−/−−/−Compatible5
Intraocular fluid−/−−/−Compatible1
   TOTAL38