Table 1.

Summary of viral analyses

Type of assayNo. of samples analyzedaNo. of samples
PositiveNegativeSample did not precipitateReaction failed
Cell cultureb 15013 (8.7)c 136 (91.3)1 (0.1)
Enterovirus PCR15040 (26.7, 30.1)93 (62.0, 69.9)17 (11.3)
Hepatitis A virus PCR15012 (8.0, 8.6)127 (84.7, 91.4)11 (7.3)
Rotavirus PCR1508 (12.0, 13.8)112 (74.7, 86.2)20 (13.3)
  • a Number of samples for which the analysis was completed.

  • b The virus assayed for in the cell culture analysis was enterovirus.

  • c The values in parentheses are percentages. Where there are two values, the first value is the percentage of the total samples and the second value is the percentage of the samples assayed.