TABLE 5

Discrepant analysis using Quidel AmpliVue HSV1+2 assay as an alternative molecular test

AnalyteNo. of specimensIllumigene resultELVIS resultaAmpliVue result
HSV-1b25PositiveNegativePositive
7PositiveNegativeNegative
2NegativePositivePositive
8NegativePositiveNegative
HSV-2c32PositiveNegativePositive
7PositiveNegativeNegative
1NegativePositivePositive
1NegativePositiveNegative
  • a Five ELVIS results were typed HSV-1, but both molecular assays reported positive for HSV-2.

  • b Three of 45 HSV-1 discrepant specimens were not performed on the AmpliVue HSV1+2 assay.

  • c Five of 46 HSV-2 discrepant specimens were not performed on the AmpliVue HSV1+2 assay.