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Table 3 Overview of test results for a subset of C. pneumoniae patients

From: Verification of the ProPneumo-1 assay for the simultaneous detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae in clinical respiratory specimens

Patient No Sex Age Specimen Pathogen Monoplex
PCR
Prodesse
PP-1
Seegene
PB-1
01 M 13 BAL Cpn + + +
02 M 0.2 NPS Cpn + + +
03 F 10 BAL Cpn + + +
04 F 10 ETA Cpn + + +
05 F 2 BAL Cpn + + +
06 F 10 BAL Cpn + + +
07 F 63 NPS Cpn + + +
08 M 32 NPS Cpn + + +
09 F 63 TS Cpn + + +
10 F 19 NA Cpn + + +
11 M 48 BAL Cpn + - -
12 NA NA Autopsy Cpn - + +
13 NA NA Sputum Cpn - + +
**14 F 25 NPS    + +
**15 F 44 NPS    + +
  1. Abbreviations: NA, not available; M, male; F, Female; NPS, nasopharyngeal swab; NPA, nasopharyngeal aspirate; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage; ETA, endotracheal aspirate; TS, throat swab; BR, bronchial; Cpn, C. pneumoniae; Mpn, M. pneumoniae; PP-1, ProPneumo-1; PB-1, PneumoBacter-1. *, These specimens tested negative for C. pneumoniae in the monoplex assay but were defined positive for M. pneumoniae by the ProPneumo-1 and PneumoBacter-1 assays. **, These specimens tested negative for M. pneumoniae in culture but were defined positive for C. pneumoniae by the ProPneumo-1 and PneumoBacter-1 assays.