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Volume 10, Number 2—February 2004
THEME ISSUE
2004 SARS Edition
Laboratory Studies

Serologic and Molecular Biologic Methods for SARS-associated Coronavirus Infection, Taiwan

Ho-Sheng Wu*, Shu-Chun Chiu*, Tsan-Chang Tseng*, Szu-Fong Lin*, Jih-Hui Lin*, Yu-Fen Hsu*, Mei-Ching Wang*, Tsuey-Li Lin*, Wen-Zieh Yang*, Tian-Lin Ferng*, Kai-Hung Huang*, Li-Ching Hsu*, Li-Li Lee*, Jyh-Yuan Yang*, Hour-Young Chen*, Shun-Pi Su*, Shih-Yan Yang*, Ting-Hsiang Lin*, and Ih-Jen Su*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Center for Disease Control, Department of Health, Taiwan, Republic of China

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Table 6

Comparison of recombinant protein–based Western blot with whole virus–based IFA and ELISAa,b

IFA ELISA
Method
Results
Number
Positive
Negative
Sensitivity
Specificity
Overall agreementa
Positive
Negative
Sensitivity
Specificity
Overall agreementa
Western blot
Positive
47
42
5
91.3%
89.8%
90.5%


97.6%
88.8%
92.6%

Negative
48
4
44








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