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Table 2 Results of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) real-time PCR.

From: PCR and serology find no association between xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) and autism

Sample Positives by assay1
  pol CDC2 pol WB
Autistic children of mothers with CFS3 0/25 0/24 0/25
Mixed controls 0/20 0/19 0/20
Italian ASD4 0/96   
South Carolina autism disorder 0/48   
South Carolina ASD 0/61   
Newborn healthy controls 0/96   
Male healthy controls 0/88   
Totals 0/434 0/43 0/45
  1. 1Shows number of samples assayed and number of positives, including results for pol, CDC pol genes and a western blot (WB) for detection of anti-XMRV antibodies.
  2. 2CDC, Centers for Disease Control.
  3. 3CFS, chronic fatigue syndrome.
  4. 4ASD, autism spectrum disorder.