Table 1.

Viruses detected by FilmArray RP, xTAG RVP, and standard culture/antigen

VirusNo. detected by:
Culture/antigen (n = 185)aFilmArray RP (n = 200)bxTAG RVP (n = 200)c
Influenza A virus323233
Influenza B virus777
RSV364537
Rhinovirus/enterovirus64341
Parainfluenza virus141615
Adenovirus111010
Metapneumovirus76
None (negative)826268
Total no. of viruses106160149
  • a Culture, n = 180; influenza virus antigen, n = 3; RSV antigen, n = 2.

  • b P < 0.00001 (chi-square test) for culture versus FilmArray RP.

  • c P < 0.00001 (chi-square test) for culture versus xTAG RVP.