TABLE 1

Single-parameter performances of the Architect EBV chemiluminescent immunoassay in comparison with those of the reference immunofluorescence methods

ResultaResults for Architect EBV antibody panel (no. of serum samples with indicated result)b
VCA IgMVCA IgGEBNA-1 IgG
True positive143257120
True negative19088235
False positive1142
False negative1424
  • a Sera tested by the Architect EBV panel were categorized as true or false positives/negatives on the basis of their agreement or disagreement, respectively, with immunofluorescence assay results.

  • b Sera displaying values within the gray zone of the respective assay were excluded from the analyses.