TABLE 2.

Sensitivities of the LAMP and PCR assays for S. pneumoniae ATCC 6305

AssayResultsa for no. of copies:
1,000,000100,00010,0001,0001001010
PCRb+++
LAMPc
    35 min++++
    60 min++++++
  • a +, amplification occurred; −, amplification did not occur.

  • b Results were obtained using electrophoretic analysis.

  • c Results were determined by eye.