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Table 2 Comparison of the initial VIKIA® Rota-Adeno test and RT-PCR results on all specimens tested during the surveillance project and those selected for the evaluation

From: Diagnostic accuracy of VIKIA® Rota-Adeno and Premier™ Rotaclone® tests for the detection of rotavirus in Niger

  RT-PCR Performance
Positive Negative Total % sensitivity (95% CI) % specificity (95% CI)
Initial Vikia Rota-Adeno
 All specimens 82.6 (76.5–87.7) 90.8 (88.1–93.1)
  Positive 157 50 207
  Negative 33 494 527
  Total 190 544 734
 Selected specimens 84.9 (77.2–90.8) 92.4 (86.5–96.3)
  Positive 101 10 111
  Negative 18 122 140
  Total 119 132 251