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Nested-multiplex PCR detection of Orthopoxvirus and Parapoxvirus directly from exanthematic clinical samples

Jônatas S Abrahão, Larissa S Lima, Felipe L Assis, Pedro A Alves, André T Silva-Fernandes, Marcela MG Cota, Vanessa M Ferreira, Rafael K Campos, Carlos Mazur, Zélia IP Lobato, Giliane S Trindade and Erna G Kroon*

Virology Journal 2009, 6:140  doi:10.1186/1743-422X-6-140

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Clarification of Table 2

J��natas Abrah��o   (2010-05-03 14:06)  UFMG email

It was a typo. Were analyzed 5 samples from Espiríto Santo State.
Thanks for your contribution.

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I have no competing interests. I am an author of this paper.

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Clarification of Table 2

Ann Arcand   (2010-04-26 16:38)  Coe College email

In Table 2, for the data analyzed from Espirito Santos, 2008 the number of specimens reported is 4, but the positive samples number reported is 5. Is this a typo, or does it imply more than one sample was taken from one of the 4 specimens- and if so, for what purpose?
Note if this was a typo, and the cumulative positive sample number should be 60 and not 61, then the Positivity should also be changed to (93.75%)
Thanks.

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I have no competing interests. I am an undergraduate student.

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