TABLE 1.

Specimen set (n = 125) identified by the commercial source for comparison of PolyTiter and serial dilution for determination of endpoint titer

ParameterNo. of specimens
Specimen type
    Negative35
    Positive90
Staining pattern of positive specimens
    Speckled28
    Homogeneous25
    Nucleolar7
    Rim3
    Centromere3
    Golgi body2
    Mitochondrial (AMA)1
    Mixed21
Staining pattern of mixed specimens
    Speckled & nucleolar7
    Homogeneous and nucleolar2
    Homogeneous and speckled1
    Homogeneous and spindle1
    Speckled and cytoskeletal2
    Speckled and mitochondrial3
    Centromere and mitochondrial1
    Centromere and cytoskeletal1
    Nucleolar, centromere, and mitochondrial1
    Nucleolar, homogeneous, and speckled1
    Homogeneous, rim, speckled, and cytoskeletal1