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Table 3 Summary table of qPCR results comparison with the serological tests and microscopy used for statistical analyses, and PPV and NPV determinations

From: A novel quantitative PCR detects Babesia infection in patients not identified by currently available non-nucleic acid amplification tests

  Babesiosis Disease Present Babesiosis Disease Absent Total
Positive qPCR 51 41 92 (47.9%)
Negative qPCR 2 98 100 (52.1%)
Total 53 (27.6%) 139 (72.4%) 192