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Table 3 Analysis of measles virus assays from Hummel, 2006 [13].

From: Predicting the sensitivity and specificity of published real-time PCR assays

Scope Target Gene True Positives False Positives False Negatives Sensitivity
Species Measles F1 15 0 2 0.88
Species Measles N1 16 0 1 0.94
Species Measles F2 15 0 2 0.88
Species Measles F4b 16 0 1 0.94
Species Measles F3 9 0 8 0.53
Species Measles N2 10 0 7 0.59
Species Measles N3 17 0 0 1.00
Species Measles H1 10 0 7 0.59
Species Measles H2 16 0 1 0.94
Species Measles H3 9 0 8 0.53
Species Measles H4b 14 0 3 0.82
Species Measles N4b 11 0 6 0.65