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Table 2 Clinical performance of culture

From: Campylobacter culture fails to correctly detect Campylobacter in 30% of positive patient stool specimens compared to non-cultural methods

N = 1552 EIA+ EIA− aCRM+ CRM−
Culture + 34 1 34 1
Culture− 13 1504 13  
Sensitivity 72.3%   
Specificity 99.9%   
  1. aCRM refers to the EIA and four molecular assays of the composite reference methods