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Table 2 Staining and culture of M. tuberculosis

From: Frequency of tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacteria in HIV infected patients from Bogota, Colombia

Patient Clinical form Type of Sample Number of Samples AFB SMEAR POSITIVE CULTURE POSITIVE
1 Disseminated Sputum 2 2 2
   Urine 2 0 2
   Ascitic fluid 1 1 1
2* Pulmonary Sputum 2 2 2
   Stool 2 2 2
3 Pulmonary Sputum 2 0 2
   Stool 2 1 2
4 Gastrointestinal Stool 2 2 2
   TOTAL 15 10 15
  1. 2* This patient also presented positive culture for M. avium