TABLE 4.

Results of the third EU QCCA proficiency panel for the molecular detection of enterovirusesb

Sample codeEnterovirus serotypeVirus titer (TCID50/ml)Expected resultaNucliSens EV result
EV-C03Cox A93.6PosPos
EV-C02Cox A90.36PosNeg
EV-C01Cox A90.036NegNeg
EV-C04NegNeg
EV-C09Echo 1125,000PosPos
EV-C11Echo 11250PosPos
EV-C06Echo 1125PosPos
EV-C10NegNeg
EV-C07Cox B5320PosPos
EV-C05Echo 620,000PosPos
Ev-C08Entero 7156PosPos
  • a Based on results obtained by three reference laboratories.

  • b Abbreviations: Cox, coxsackievirus; Echo, echovirus; Entero, enterovirus; Pos, positive; Neg, negative.