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Table 1 Reproducibility of real-time PCR with low-, intermediate-, and high-titre plasma pools.

From: Relationship between pp65 antigenemia levels and real-time quantitative DNA PCR for Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) management in immunocompromised patients

PRECISION Low-titre Intermediate-titre High-titre
  Mean value (copies/ml) CV% Mean value (copies/ml) CV% Mean value (copies/ml) CV%
Intra-assay 3,162 27.8 50,119 23.5 100,000 21.2
Inter-assay 3,981 28.8 63,096 23.3 107,000 26.7