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Table 5 Positivity for Mycobacterium infection and type of sample (n = 1622)

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

SAMPLE CULTURE AFB Smear
  POSITIVE   NEGATIVE   POSITIVE   NEGATIVE  
  N % n % n % n %
Blood 8 1.2 640 98.8 3 0.5 645 99.5
Stool 12 3.2 362 96.8 11 3 363 97
Sputum 8 8 93 92 6 6 93 94
CSF 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
Ascitic fluid 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
TOTAL 40 2.5 1582 97.5 22 1.3 1600 98.7