TABLE 1

Sensitivities and specificities of NxTAG-RPP for simultaneous detection and identification of 17 respiratory pathogens

PathogenNo. of specimens with indicated resultaSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
Ref+/RPP+Ref+/RPPRef/RPP+Ref/RPP
Influenza A H1N1-pdm09191138195.099.7
Influenza A H32300379100.0100.0
Influenza B1201389100.099.7
RSV1401387100.099.7
229E600396100.0100.0
NL63600396100.0100.0
OC43700395100.0100.0
HKU1322036894.1100.0
PIV1900393100.0100.0
PIV2600396100.0100.0
PIV31600386100.0100.0
PIV4452435195.798.9
hMPV1004388100.099.0
Rhinovirus/enterovirus801231998.899.4
Adenovirus1703382100.099.2
C. pneumoniae41039780.0100.0
M. pneumoniae400398100.0100.0
L. pneumophilab4000100.0NAc
  • a Ref, reference; +, positive; −, negative.

  • b For L. pneumophila, only four culture-positive specimens were tested with NxTAG-RPP.

  • c NA, not applicable.