TABLE 3

Comparison of the Allplex respiratory panels 1, 2, and 3 and the PowerChek pandemic H1N1/H3N2/H5N1 real-time PCR assays for influenza A virus subtyping

Influenza A virus subtypeAgreement
PositiveNegativeKappa value
%No./total95% CIa%No./total95% CIObserved95% CI
H1N1-pdm0997.539/4085.3–99.962.55/825.9–89.80.670.37–0.97
H31004/439.6–10010044/4490.0–1001.001.00
  • a CI, confidence interval.