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Table 1 Performance of PCR on DBS for Streptococcus pneumoniae in acute febrile illness compared to gold standard of culture

From: Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae from culture-negative dried blood spots by real-time PCR in Nigerian children with acute febrile illness

  S. pneumoniae culture
Positive Negative
S. pneumoniae PCR
 Positive 9 3
 Negative 6 1020