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Research Article

The Feasibility of Xpert MTB/RIF Testing to Detect Rifampicin Resistance among Childhood Tuberculosis for Prevalence Surveys in Northern China

Table 2

RIF resistance determined by GeneXpert.

RIF resistance determined by GeneXpert (%)
ResistantSusceptibleIndeterminateTotal

Sputum1 (4.8)19 (90.4)1 (4.8)21 (100.0)
GLA4 (6.1)59 (90.8)2 (3.1)65 (100.0)
BALF2 (5.4)33 (89.2)2 (5.4)37 (100.0)
CSF2 (12.5)10 (62.5)4 (25.0)16 (100.0)
Total9 (6.5)121 (87.0)9 (6.5)139 (100.0)

GLA, gastric lavage aspirate; BALF, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid.

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