Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2017 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Using Reduced Inoculum Densities of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in MGIT Pyrazinamide Susceptibility Testing to Prevent False-Resistant Results and Improve Accuracy: A Multicenter Evaluation

Table 5

Accuracy of MGIT PZA susceptibility test results stratified by inoculation method.

Accuracy Percentage (number) by inoculation method

Accurate78.3 (238)90.5 (268)94.1 (272)
Inaccurate21.7 (66)9.5 (28)5.9 (17)


Actual and predicted categorical results were the same. Actual and predicted categorical results were different. Denominators used to calculate accuracy percentages.

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