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Specificity was calculated as follows: (total donations screened minus total number repeatably reactive in EIA) divided by (total donations screened minus number confirmed as positive by additional testing).
D Anderson, MD, J Epstein, MD, L Pierik, J Solomon, PhD, Food and Drug Administration. W Blattner, MD, C Saxinger, PhD, National Cancer Institute; H Alter, MD, H Klein, MD, Clinical Center; P McCurdy, MD, G Nemo, MD, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. J Kaplan, MD, J Allen, MD, R Khabbaz, MD, M Lairmore, PhD, CDC.