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Table 1 Limit of detection and specificity analysis

From: Detection of circulating norovirus genotypes: hitting a moving target

Genotype Estimated analytical sensitivity [Log10(copies/ml)]
  Real-time EP-JV EP-SR
RT-PCR RT-PCR RT-PCR
Norovirus, genotype GI    
GI.1 (2011) 2.21 ND* ND
GI.3 (2008) 2.27 ND ND
GI.4 (2008) 2.67 ND ND
GI.6 (2010) 2.11 5.96 ND
Norovirus, genotype GII (non-GII.4)    
GII.1 (2011) 2.37 5.54 ND
GII.3 (2006) 2.52 ND ND
GII.7 (2010) 2.57 ND ND
GII.13 (2010) 2.14 ND ND
Norovirus, genotype GII.4    
GII.4 (2004) Den Haag 2.20 3.56 4.55
GII.4 (2006b) Osaka 2.47 3.37 4.32
GII.4 (2009) New Orleans 2.85 3.53 4.52
GII.4 (2012) Sydney 2.61 3.71 6.62
  1. *ND signifies not detected at a minimal concentration of 106 copies/ml.