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Table 1 Viruses detected by the molecular strip and immunofluorescence.

From: A touchdown nucleic acid amplification protocol as an alternative to culture backup for immunofluorescence in the routine diagnosis of acute viral respiratory tract infections

Virus Molecular Strip Immunofluorescence
Influenza A Virus 21* 15
Influenza B Virus 2 1
Human Rhinovirus 39 Not Tested
Adenovirus 22 3
Parainfluenza Virus Type 2 1 0
Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 10 8
Respiratory Syncytial Virus 4§ 4
Total Positive 99 31
Total Tested 222 222
  1. * Included 17 influenza A H3 and 4 influenza A H1.
  2. § Included 2 respectively of respiratory syncytial virus type A and type B.