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Table 3 :Performance of multiplex ARMS-PCR for detection of antibiotic resistance in the 74 positive samples

From: Evaluation of multiplex ARMS-PCR for detection of Helicobacter pylori mutations conferring resistance to clarithromycin and levofloxacin

Parameters Clarithromycin resistance Levofloxacin resistance Clarithromycin and Levofloxacin resistance
Sequencing Sequencing Sequencing
+   +   +  
ARMS-PCR
 + 53 0 53 50 7 57 30 5 35
 _ 0 21 21 1 16 17 0 39 39
  53 21 74 51 23 74 30 45 74
Sensitivity 100% 98.04% 100%
Specificity 100% 69.57% 88.64%
PPV 100% 89.19% 93.24%
Kappa 1.00 0.73 0.86