Table 2.

Cross-reactivity panel with Ebola virus primer sets

Primer setDetection of the followinga:
LassaMeaslesVSVCCHFEbo-ZEbo-SEbo-ICEbo-RMBG-RAVNMBG-MSKMBG-Ci67
EBOGP-1D+++
ZAI-NP1/NP2bNDNDNDND+
FILOA/FILOBbNDNDNDND+++++
EBOGP1/2bNDNDNDND+++
  • a +, amplicon detected; −, no amplicon detected; ND, no data; Lassa, Lassa virus; Measles, measles virus; VSV, vesicular stomatitis virus; CCHF, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus; Ebo-Z, Ebola Zaire; Ebo-S, Ebola Sudan; Ebo-IC, Ebola virus subtype Ivory Coast; Ebo-R, Ebola virus subtype Reston; MBG-RAVN, Marburg virus strain Ravn; MBG-MSK, Marburg virus strain Musoke; MBG-Ci67, Marburg virus strain Ci67.

  • b Previously designed primer sets.