TABLE 2

Comparison of detection of New Bunyavirus from clinical specimens by RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, and real-time RT-PCR assaya

Serum groupResultNo. of samples with indicated result by:
RT-LAMPRT-PCRReal-time RT-PCRNew Bunyavirus isolation
SFTS patientsPositive11211011381
Negative26282557
Total138138138138
HFRS patientsPositive0000
Negative40404040
Total40404040
  • a The chi-square test for the comparison of the four groups resulted in χ2 of 27.6591 and P < 0.0001. In comparison with the real-time RT-PCR assay, the RT-LAMP exhibited a sensitivity of 99% and a specificity of 100%.