TABLE 2

NPA and NTS Concordance

Parametern%
Concordant NPA/NTS paired specimens27089.1
    No virus identified11738.6
    Single virus identified14246.9
        Influenza A309.9
        Influenza B72.3
        RSV5518.2
        PIV I10.3
        PIV II31.0
        PIV III144.6
        Adenovirus206.6
        hMPV124.0
    Two viruses identified113.6
Discordant NPA/NTS paired specimens3310.9
    Discordance as a result of adenovirus-positive NPA, negative NTS (single virus identified: 10; 2 viruses identified: 5)155.0
    Discordance as a result of adenovirus-negative NPA, positive NTS (single virus identified: 2; 2 viruses identified: 1)31.0
    Other virus/viruses positive NPA, negative NTS (single virus identified: 6; 2 viruses identified: 4)103.3
    Other virus/viruses negative NPA, positive NTS (single virus identified: 3; 2 viruses identified: 1)41.3
    Different single virus in NPA (hMPV) and NTS (Influenza B) (2 viruses identified: 1)10.3
  • hMPV indicates human metapneumovirus.