TABLE 2

Comparison of MeVA RT-PCR and MeV RT-qPCR in three reference laboratories

Reference laboratory and MeVA RT-qPCR resultNo. of MeV RT-qPCR samplesTotal no. of samples
Genotype ANot genotype A
NML
    Positive85085
    Negative39699
    Total8896184
CDC
    Positive12015
    Negative11213
    Total131228
RKI
    Positive41142
    Negative5111116
    Total46112158