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Table 4 Analysis of hepatitis assays from Gardner et al, 2003 [14].

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

Scope Target Organism True Positives False Positives False Negatives Sensitivity
Species Hepatitis A-1 14 0 3 0.82
Species Hepatitis A-2 14 0 3 0.82
Species All Hepatitis As 14 0 3 0.82
Species Hepatitis B-1 927 2 37 0.96
Species Hepatitis B-2 799 0 165 0.83
Species All Hepatitis Bs 959 2 5 1.00
Species Hepatitis C-1 130 0 4 0.97
Species Hepatitis C-2 76 0 58 0.57
Species All Hepatitis Cs 133 0 1 0.99
Species Hepatitis E-1 25 0 40 0.39
Species Hepatitis E-2 11 0 54 0.17
Species Hepatitis E-3 20 0 45 0.31
Species All Hepatitis Es 55 0 10 0.85
  1. Clustered signature results are bolded.