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Table 2 Sensitivity, specificity and predictive values of the multiplex protocol using different polymerases (N = 47)

From: Design and validation of a multiplex PCR protocol for microsatellite typing of Candida parapsilosis sensu stricto isolates

Polymerase FP FN TP TN Sensitivity (CI 95%) Specificity (CI 95%) PPV (CI 95%) NPV (CI 95%)
TaKaRa® Ex Taq Hot Start Version 12 0 35 0 100% 0% 74.47% NA
(90.1%. 100%) (0.0%. 26.5%) (59.7%. 86.1%) (NA)
KAPA 2G Fast Multiplex PCR kit 12 0 35 0 100% 0% 74.47% NA
(90.1%. 100%) (0.0%. 26.5%) (59.7%. 86.1%) (NA)
AmpliTaq® Gold DNA Polymerase 0 0 35 12 100% 100% 100% 100%
(90.1%. 100%) (73.5%. 100%) (90.1%. 100%) (73.5%. 100%)
  1. FP False positive results, FN False negative results, TP True positive results, TN True negative results, PPV Positive predictive value, NPV Negative predictive value, CI 95 95% confidence interval, NA Not available