Table 3.

Results of Tests for the Presence of Respiratory Syncytial Virus by Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) in Nasopharyngeal Secretions and by Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) in Middle-ear Aspirates

ELISA Findings in
Nasopharyngeal
Secretions
PCR Findings in Middle-ear Aspirates
PositiveNegativeNot ObtainedTotal
Positive76316
Negative1528
Not obtained0022
Total811726