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Table 1 Relation between the PCR results from CSF samples and the presence or absence of toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE).

From: Molecular diagnosis of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cerebrospinal fluid from AIDS patients

PCR results Patients with TE (I) Patients without TE (II) Total No. of samples
Positive PCR 40(83.3%)1 6 46
Negative PCR 8 136 (95.7%)2 144
Total No. of samples 48 142 190
  1. 1 Diagnostic sensitivity
  2. 2 Diagnostic specificity