Table 2.

Tm data for virus amplicons from CSF samples and control materiala

Virus amplicon and source (no. of samples assayed)TmTmmeanTm range
HSV-1 from CSF (6)93.3993.22–93.48
HSV-2 from CSF (9)93.4493.18–93.51
VZV from CSF (4)92.0991.60–92.75
Enterovirus from CSF (31)89.0188.38–89.81
HSV-1 isolate (3)93.5593.20–93.83
HSV-2 isolate (3)93.6093.29–93.91
VZV isolate (3)92.2792.17–92.38
Coxsackievirus A9 isolate (1)88.08
Coxsackievirus A16 isolate (1)88.95
Coxsackievirus B2 isolate (1)87.81
Coxsackievirus B5 isolate (1)88.15
Echovirus 1 isolate (1)88.20
Echovirus 9 isolate (1)87.58
Enterovirus 71 isolate (1)87.87
Poliovirus 1 isolate (1)90.25
Poliovirus 2 isolate (1)90.79
Poliovirus 3 isolate (1)90.35
  • a Tm data are reported in degrees Celsius.