Table 1.

Sensitivity and specificity of real-time qPCR screening for MDDS in various tissues.1

Sample type
Blood (n = 403)Muscle (n = 346)Liver (n = 78)Skin (n = 55)
Controls/patients, n281/122325/2163/1547/7
Cutoff, %305060708030506070805060708050607080
Sensitivity, %7233751625771901001001001001001000141425
Specificity, %989691807093858074639795897993908371