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Table 3 Comparative evaluation of clinical samples suspected of PPRV using conventional and real time RT-PCR assays

From: A SYBR Green I based real time RT-PCR assay for specific detection and quantitation of Peste des petits ruminants virus

Specimen No. Conventional RT-PCR positive Real time RT-PCR positive
Ocular swab 6 2 5
Nasal swab 9 7 9
Oral swab 3 1 2
Rectal swab 3 0 2
Lymph nodes 6 3 5
Lung 3 2 2
Kidney 1 0 1
Spleen 4 1 3
Dung 1 0 1
Total 36 16 30