Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2012 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

False positive result of COBAS TaqMan PCR and COBAS AMPLICOR PCR.

TuberculosisM. aviumM. intracellulare

COBAS TaqMan PCR6/15683/159310/1594
FP/total number(0.38%)(0.19%)(0.63%)
COBAS AMPLICOR PCR11/5052/5121/508
FP/total number(2.18%)(0.39%)(0.20%)

FP: false positive.

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