Table 2.

False-positive amplification results from urine samples by PCR I which could not be confirmed by hybridization or PCR II

DiagnosisNo. of samples positive/no. tested by:
PCR IPCR II
AmpliconHybridization
EM or ECM7/260/70/26
ACA1/20/10/2
Therapy controls1/40/10/4
ODDa3/80/30/8
Healthy controls1/80/10/8
Total13/480/130/48
  • a ODD, other dermatological diseases.