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Table 4 Intra- and inter-assay of 8-pooled sampling

From: Evaluation of pooling of samples for testing SARS-CoV- 2 for mass screening of COVID-19

8 – fold pooled sample Coefficient of Variation %
Intra assay
 High viral load positive samples 0–4%
 Medium viral load positive samples 0–3%
 Low viral load/ Weak positives 2–141%
Inter assay
 High viral load positive samples 2–14%
 Medium viral load positive samples 2–87%
 Low viral load/ Weak positives 26–173%