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Table 1 Characteristics of the included studies

From: A pooled analysis of the LAMP assay for the detection of Neisseria meningitidis

Author Year Country Patients (n) Specimen Referencestandard TP FP FN TN
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 139 Throat swab PCR 12 1 0 126
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 141 Serum PCR 14 1 0 126
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 72 Blood PCR 4 1 0 67
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 22 CSF PCR 3 1 0 18
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 16 Respiratory secretions PCR 2 0 0 14
McKenna et al .[12] 2011 UK 4 Feces PCR 1 0 0 3
Bourke et al .[13] 2015 U.K. 141 Nasopharyngeal PCR 21 0 4 116
Bourke et al .[13] 2015 U.K. 144 Blood PCR 22 0 4 118
Lee et al .[14] 2015 South Korea 31 CSF Culture 2 3 0 26
Lee et al .[15] 2015 South Korea 568 CSF PCR 15 5 0 548
Lee et al .[15] 2015 South Korea 536 CSF PCR 5 0 0 531
Lee et al .[15] 2015 South Korea 470 CSF PCR 5 1 0 464
Takahashi et al .[16] 2016 Japan 836 Throat swab PCR 6 1 0 829
Higgins et al .[17] 2018 UK 65 Blood PCR 22 0 0 43
  1. CSF cerebrospinal fluid, FN false negative, FP false positive, TN true negative, TP true positive