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Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010

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Co-detection of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus and Other Respiratory Pathogens

Kassi Koon, Catherine M. SandersComments to Author , Jessica Green, Leslie Malone, Holly White, Delineliz Zayas, Rebecca Miller, Stanley Lu, and Jian Han
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, USA (K. Koon, C.M. Sanders, J. Han); Diatherix Laboratories, Huntsville (J. Green, L. Malone, H. White, D. Zayas, R. Miller, S. Lu)

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Table 2

Results of screening for of clinical samples from 23 US states for pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus and respiratory pathogen gene targets, May–October 2009*

No. (%) samples Viruses detected, no. (%) samples
Adeno Coxackie/echo Metapneumo Influenza A Influenza B Parainfluenza RS Rhino
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 positive, 3,110 (29.270)
1 (0.032)
13 (0.418)
0
0
0
3 (0.096)
0
7 (0.225)
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 negative, 7,514 (70.730)
17 (0.226)
650 (8.651)
14 (0.186)
3 (0.040)
2 (0.027)
173 (2.302)
3 (0.040)
449 (5.976)
Total, 10,624 (100.000) 18 (0.169) 663 (6.240) 14 (0.132) 3 (0.028) 2 (0.019) 176 (1.656) 3 0.(028) 456 (4.292)

*RS, respiratory syncytial. Boldface indicates predominant pathogens.

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