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Table 4 Performance and discrepancies between two specimen storage methods for three HPV testing assays

From: Feasibility and accuracy evaluation of three human papillomavirus assays for FTA card-based sampling: a pilot study in cervical cancer screening

Test assays FTA aample Liquid sample Subtotal Agreement
% 95 % CI
HC2   Positive Negative   90.2 87.2 93.3
Positive 80 4 84
Negative 32 252 284
Subtotal 112 256 368
careHPV™   Positive Negative   83.7 79.9 87.5
Positive 67 21 88
Negative 39 241 280
Subtotal 106 262 368
Cobas4800   Positive Negative   85.6 82.0 89.2
Positive 105 40 145
Negative 13 210 223
Subtotal 118 250 368