TABLE 1.

Comparative results between immunochromatographic methods and combined standard (DFA and/or culture) for RSV

Test (specimen) and resultNo. of specimens with the following RSV combined standard result:
PositiveNegativeUninterpretablea
XP (all specimens)
    Positive36 (32/4)b2 (1/1)
    Negative12 (11/1)110 (60/50)10 (3/7)
    Uninterpretable1 (1/0)3 (1/2)2 (1/1)
BN (all specimens)
    Positive36 (32/4)0
    Negative13 (12/1)113 (62/51)12 (4/8)
    Uninterpretable2 (0/2)
XP (NPWs)
    Positive3 (1/2)0
    Negative1 (0/1)33 (4/29)7 (1/6)
    Uninterpretable1 (0/1)1 (0/1)
BN (NPWs)
    Positive3 (1/2)0
    Negative1 (0/1)33 (4/29)8 (1/7)
    Uninterpretable1 (0/1)
XP (NPAs)
    Positive33 (31/2)2 (1/1)
    Negative11 (11/0)77 (56/21)3 (2/1)
    Uninterpretable1 (1/0)2 (1/1)1 (1/0)
BN (NPAs)
    Positive33 (31/2)0
    Negative12 (12/0)80 (58/22)4 (3/1)
    Uninterpretable1 (0/1)
  • a Uninterpretable DFA and negative tissue culture results.

  • b Numbers in parentheses indicate number of specimens for pediatric population/number of specimens for adult population.