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Table 4 Number of patients with IgM+/low AI in nested PCR (+) and nested PCR (--) groups

From: Monitoring human cytomegalovirus infection with nested PCR: comparison of positive rates in plasma and leukocytes and with quantitative PCR

Group (N = 61) IgM+ only AI < 30% only IgM+ and AI < 30% Total
Nested PCR + (24) 5 (20.8%) 6 (25%) 5 (20.8%) 16 (66.7%a)
Nested PCR -- (37) 2 (5.4%) 2 (5.4%) 1 (2.7%) 5 (13.5%)
  1. a Compared to the nested PCR (--) group, p < 0.01.