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Table 2 Comparison of adenovirus (AdV), enterovirus (EV), and coronavirus (CoV) assay results across Duke and Duke-NUS analysis

From: Panspecies molecular assays detect viral pathogens missed by real-time PCR/reverse-transcriptase PCR among pneumonia patients, Sarawak, Malaysia

AdV assays Positive specimens (n) Positivity (%)
 AdV rPCR (n = 599) 62 10.4%
 AdV panspecies (n = 599) 74 12.4%
 AdV Hex conventional (n = 428) 84 19.6%
EV assays Positive specimens (n) Positivity (%)
 EV rRT-PCR (n = 599) 25 4.2%
 EV panspecies (n = 599) 48 8.0%
 HRV gel electrophoresis & sequence analysis (n = 427) 51 11.9%
CoV assays Positive specimens (n) Positivity (%)
 CoV rRT-PCR (n = 599) 6 1.0%
 CoV panspecies (n = 599) 47 7.8%