Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Clinical Evaluation of COBAS TaqMan PCR for the Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. avium Complex

Table 1

M. tuberculosis PCR positivity rates according to fluorescent staining from Apr 2007 to Mar 2011.

Fluorescent stainingSputumBFTotal
PCR+No%PCR+No%PCR+No%

173154.8010173253.1
1+293680.600293680.6
2+717298.61250.0727497.3
3+3434100113535100

Total15117387.32450.015317786.4

G: Gaffky scale.
BF: bronchofiberscopy.

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