Group I       Group 2 Sensitivity (%) Specificity(%) PPV(%) NPV(%)
Positive MB1-529 26* 0                  86.6       100  100 90.91
Negative MB1-529 4 40        
*one sample was positive only for B1 gene.
Table 4: Diagnostic efficiency of the multiplex PCR assay (MB1-529) after the evaluation of 70 blood samples from aids patients: sensitivity, specificity, PPVs, NPVs.
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