Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

M. tuberculosis, M. avium, and M. intracellulare PCR positivity rates according to fluorescent staining from Jan 2005 to Mar 2007.

Fluorescent stainingM. tuberculosisM. aviumM. intracellulare
PCR+No% PCR+No% PCR+No%

121866.70.614757.10.84101283.30.12
1+101283.30.83441001.007977.80.21
2+222395.70.36771000.78141593.30.98
3+21211001.00331001.00771001.00

Total657487.8182185.7384388.4

G: gaffky scale.
PCR positivity was compared with the corresponding columns in Tables 13.

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