Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Diagnostic Yield of Fluorescence and Ziehl-Neelsen Staining Techniques in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: A Comparative Study in a District Health Facility

Table 3

Comparison of diagnostic performance of fluorescence staining to ZN staining.

ZNFluorescenceKappaP-value
PositiveNegative

Positive46 (64.8)1 (0.8)0.680p≤0.001
Negative25 (35.2)128 (99.2)

Data is represented in raw figures and percentages. P-value is statistically significant if p < 0.05 as compared between FM and ZN.

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