TABLE 3.

Detection of NLVs by real-time quantitative RT-PCR against NLV EM-negative stool specimens

Outbreak no.Detection by TaqMan (no. positive/no. tested)aGenogroup
80/2
92/3GII
143/3GII
161/1GI
197/8GII
272/2GII
281/3GII
332/3GII
341/2GII
37b1/1cGI + GII
Total20/28
  • a All stool specimens were NLV negative by EM.

  • b From an oyster-related outbreak (February 1999) not included in Table 1.

  • c Stool code SzU.