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Table 3 Comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of the Seeplex® Diarrhea-V ACE Detection and Premier™ Rotaclone® assays

From: Evaluation of the performance of a multiplex reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction kit as a potential diagnostic and surveillance kit for rotavirus in Kenya

  Seeplex® Diarrhea-V ACE Detection (n = 125) Premier™ Rotaclone® (n = 125)
True positives 18 14
False positives 2 0
True negatives 105 107
False negatives 0 4
Sensitivity 100% (95% CI: 81.5 to100%) 77.8% (95% CI: 52.36 to 93.59%)
Specificity 98.1% (95% CI: 93.41 to99.77%) 100% (95% CI: 96.61 to 100.00%)