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Table 1 Comparison of automated and visual anti-nuclear antibody interpretation in a university routine laboratory

From: Automated evaluation of autoantibodies on human epithelial-2 cells as an approach to standardize cell-based immunofluorescence tests

   Visual interpretation
   Positive Weak positive Negative Number (percentage)
Automated interpretation Positive 139 404 3 546 (59.1%)
  Weak positive 1 113 26 140 (15.1%)
  Negative 0 39 199 238 (25.8%)
  Number (percentage) 140 (15.1%) 556 (60.2%) 228 (24.7) 924