Precision across the analytical measuring range of a quantitative real-time PCR assay for cytomegalovirus detection among three clinical laboratories

Thomas Grys, Doreen L. Duquette, Bruce White, Cole Irish, D. Jane Hata, Bobbi S. Pritt

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Abstract

This study measured the precision of a quantitative laboratory-developed real-time PCR test for cytomegalovirus performed at three different clinical laboratories that use the same methodology. The overall standard deviation (adjusted for analyte level) was 0.18 log 10 copies/ml, and there was no significant relationship between standard deviation and analytical measuring range.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3044-3046
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume49
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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