TABLE 3.

Evaluation of discordant test results for influenza A virus

Sample no.Influenza A virus result by:Other PCR-amplified virusb
Multiplex PCRaAntigenic testM2 PCR
16+HRSV
23+ (27)+
24+HRSV
27+ (28)+HRSV
35+ (28)+HRSV
36+ (32)+
40+ (34)+
43+ (36)+HRSV
44+ (35)+
50+ (34)+
51+ (33)+HRSV
103+ (35)+
107+ (35)+
114+ (37)
118+ (38)+HRSV
120+ (36)+HRSV
125+ (38)+
130+ (35)+HRSV
131+ (36)
132+ (24)+HRSV
134+ (36)
141+ (28)+
152+ (34)+
158+ (32)+
160+ (33)+HRSV
161+ (28)+HRSV
163+ (32)+
  • a Numbers in parentheses are CT values determined by the LightCycler.

  • b Viruses amplified by the multiplex PCR assay include influenza A and B viruses as well as HRSV.