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Research Article

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

Table 3

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

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

101662.51616.7112250.0
1+1414100331001711100
2+263086.766100323688.9
3+1212100001212100

Total627286.1101566.7728782.8

G: gaffky scale.
BF: bronchofiberscopy.

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