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Table 2 Comparison of RT-PCR results for both genes that obtained from different samples in Kassala State, Eastern Sudan during 2015—2017

From: Epidemiology and molecular characterization of re-emerged virulent strains of Peste des Petits Ruminants virus among sheep in Kassala State, Eastern Sudan

Sample Types RT-PCR (N gene)
n = 22
RT-PCR (F gene)
n = 16
 + ve (%) -ve  + ve (%) -ve
Swab 9 (81.8%) 2 2 (25%) 6
Tissue 3 (100%) 0 2 (100%) 0
Fecal sample 1 (100%) 0 0 (0%) 1
Serum 0 (0%) 1 0 (0%) 1
Whole blood 4 (100%) 0 3 (75%) 1
Filter paper 0 2 N/A N/A
Total 17 (77.27%) 5 7 (43.8%) 9