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Table 1 PCR results used for the calculation of the analytical sensitivity

From: Comparative evaluation of a laboratory-developed real-time PCR assay and RealStar® Adenovirus PCR Kit for quantitative detection of human adenovirus

Sample matrix Input concentration (log10 copies/mL) Number of replicates Number of positives Hit rates (%)
Plasma 2.90 16 16 100
  2.60 16 16 100
  2.30 16 16 100
  2.00 16 15 93.75
  1.70 16 8 50
  1.40 16 3 18.75
  No plasmid DNA 16 0 0
Viral transport medium 2.94 16 16 100
  2.64 16 16 100
  2.34 16 16 100
  2.04 16 11 68.75
  1.74 16 5 31.25
  1.44 16 2 12.5
  No plasmid DNA 16 0 0