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Table 1 Comparison of real-time PCR and nested PCR assays

From: Real-time PCR assay in differentiating Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii infections in Orang Asli settlements in Malaysia

Nested PCR result RT-PCR result  
Positive Negative Total
Positive 51 1 52
Negative 5 37 42
Total 56 38 94
  1. Total microscopy positive samples tested: 65, Cohen’s kappa = 0.88; McNemar P = 0.221.