TABLE 2

Sensitivity and specificity for identification of H. influenzae isolates with duplex fucP/hpd#3 qPCR

PCRNo. of true positives/total no. of positivesaSensitivity (%) (95% CIb)No. of true negatives/total no. of negativescSpecificity (%) (95% CI)
fucP/hpd#3100/100100 (96–100)44/44100 (92–100)
fucP83/10083 (74–90)44/44100 (92–100)
hpd#399/10099 (95–100)44/44100 (92–100)
  • a Calculations include all H. influenzae strains.

  • b 95% CI, the 95% exact binomial confidence interval.

  • c Calculations include all non-H. influenzae strains.