Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020
CrAssphage as a Novel Tool to Detect Human Fecal Contamination on Environmental Surfaces and Hands
|Setting||Sample type||Source (no. samples)||Sensitivity, %||Specificity, %||PPV, %||NPV, %|
||Case cabin (80)||23.4||45.5||38.0||29.4|
|Public area (64)||9.5||93.0||40.0||67.8|
|LTCFs‡||Hand rinse sample||Resident (15)||72.7||25.0||72.7||25.0|
*HCW, healthcare worker; LTCF, long-term care facility; NPV, negative predictive value; PPV, positive predictive value.
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