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Table 2 Specificity test of RT-LAMP detecting genes ORF8 and N of SARS-CoV-2

From: Rapid point-of-care detection of SARS-CoV-2 using reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP)

Organism ORF8 N
Adenovirus type 3
Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydia pneumoniae
Coronavirus 229E
Coronavirus HKU-1
Coronavirus NL63
Coronavirus OC43
Influenza A 2009 H1N1pdm
Influenza A H1N1
Influenza A H3N2
Influenza B
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Metapneumovirus 8
Parainfluenza virus type 1
Parainfluenza virus type 2
Parainfluenza virus type 3
Parainfluenza virus type 4
Rhinovirus 1A
RSV A
SARS-CoV
SARS-CoV-2 + +
  1. Nucleic acid extracts of 21 different respiratory pathogens were analysed with RT-LAMP detecting ORF8 and gene N from SARS-CoV-2. Successful amplification is indicated with “+”, whereas “−” indicates a negative result