Table 5

Results of JEV detection by ELISA assay and RT-PCR for 60 clinical samples

RT-PCRb


Positive

Negative

Total


ELISAa

Positive

14

0

14

Negative

6

40

46

Total

20

40

60


Compared to RT-PCR, the positive coincidence rate of ELISA:

14/(14 + 6) × 100% = 70%; the negative coincidence rate of ELISA: 40/(40 + 0) × 100% = 100%; the total coincidence rate: (14 + 40)/60 = 90%;

a Antigen capture ELISA assay

b Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction

Mei et al. Virology Journal 2012 9:4   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-9-4

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