Comparison of the RIDASCREEN® norovirus enzyme immunoassay to IDEIA NLV GI/GII by testing stools also assayed by RT-PCR and electron microscopy
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RIDASCREEN norovirus enzyme immunoassay (EIA) detected 80.3% of norovirus-infected feces samples compared to 60.6% by IDEIA NLV GI/GII from 228 patients with no false positives by either assay. RT-PCR and electron microscopy percent sensitivity and specificity were 98.5, 100 and 36.4 and 96.9, respectively.
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