Table 4.

HBV DNA PCR results for 10 individual HBV-positive serum samples

Sample no.Resulta
HBsAgQIAamp + PCRbExtractor + PCRc
7PosPosPos
9PosPosPos
10NTPosPos
15NTPosPos
17NTPosPos
18PosPosPos
19PosPosPos
20PosNegPos
21PosNegPos
22PosNegPos
  • a Pos, positive; Neg, negative; NT, not tested.

  • b Qiagen extraction using 200-μl sample input.

  • c 10 min at 80°C extractor protocol using 1-ml sample input.