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Table 3 Correlation between the Molecular Diagnosis Time and RT-qPCR Test Outcome in symptomatic (n = 515) subjects

From: Comparison between RT-qPCR for SARS-CoV-2 and expanded triage in sputum of symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 subjects in Ecuador

Time RT-qPCR result
n = 515
 
Positive Negative Total
> 10 days 22 57 79
≤ 10 days 174 262 436
Total 196 319 515
*p-value 0.04  
  1. Chi-square test. X2 (1, 515) = 4.12, p = 0.04