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Table 5 Comparing of triplex qRT-PCR assay and virus culture in nasopharyngeal aspirates from 222 patients hospitalized with respiratory symptoms

From: Simultaneous detection of respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus by one-step multiplex real-time RT-PCR in patients with respiratory symptoms

Virus Culture Stocks Cultural Results No.(n) Triplex qRT-PCR Results (n)
RSV+ hMPV+
RSV 8 8 0
hMPV 0 0 0
Adenovirus 16 0 0
Enterovirus 8 0 0
Influenza A virus 1 0 0
Influenza B virus 1 0 0
CMV 3 0 0
Parainfluenza virus 1 3 0 0
Parainfluenza virus 2 1 0 0
Parainfluenza virus 3 13 0 0
aNVI 168 60 18
Total 222 68 18
  1. a NVI Non virus identified using virus culture
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