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Table 1 Probes distribution on pathogen chip

From: A microarray-based pathogen chip for simultaneous molecular detection of transfusion–transmitted infectious agents

Probe group type Number of targets Number of probes Purpose
All spot 1010 14,716 RNA pathogens coverage and internal controls
Pathogen specific (not replicated) 16 1769 Probes intensity analysis of pathogen specific genes
Internal control (replicated 10 times) 902 902 Agilent requirement for probes normalization
ERCC probes (replicated 45 times) 84 84 Determination of intra-probe variance
Negative control (not replicated) 3 120 Determination of probes cross reactivity