Volume 14, Number 7—July 2008
Proficiency of Nucleic Acid Tests for Avian Influenza Viruses, Australasia
|Influenza A (H5N1) Indonesian||1:1,000||6.25 × 103|
|Influenza A (H5N1) Vietnamese||1:1,000||5 × 103|
|Influenza A (H5N1) Indonesian||1:100,000||6.25 × 101|
|Influenza A (H5N1) Vietnamese||1:100,000||5 × 101|
|Influenza A (H3N2) (isolated in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; close sequence match to A/Canterbury/29/2005)||1:1,000||1.25 × 102|
|Influenza B (isolated in Sydney; no sequence information available)||1:1,000||2 × 102|
|Influenza A (H7N4) (A/emu/NSW/97)||1:1,000||1 × 104|
|Influenza A (H5N1) Indonesian*||1:10,000,000||6.25 ×10–1|
|Influenza A (H5N1) Vietnamese*||1:10,000,000†||5 × 10–1|
*These dilutions were included in panels 2 and 3 only; NA, not applicable.
†For panel 3, the dilution for the influenza (H5N1) Vietnamese strain was changed to 1:1,000,000, with a copy number of 5 × 100 μL.
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