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Table 4 Comparison of line probe assay (LPA) results from FIND-NTRL and University laboratory (specimens in which both LPA and MGIT DST results were available)

From: Rapid screening of MDR-TB using molecular Line Probe Assay is feasible in Uganda

MGIT DST result LPA results Number of specimens
RIFR INHR (n = 12) Lab 1 and Lab 2 MDR 11
  Lab 1 RIFR INHS; Lab 2 MDR 1
RIFS INHR (n = 13) Lab 1 and Lab 2 RIFR INHR 3
  Lab 1 and Lab 2 RIFS INHR 6
  Lab 1 and Lab 2 RIFS INHS 4
RIFR INHS (n = 2) Lab 1 and Lab 2 RIFR INHS 2
RIFR INHS (n = 61) Lab 1 and Lab 2 RIFS INHS 59
  Lab 1 RIFS INHR; Lab 2 RIFS INHS 2
Total   88
  1. Lab 1, FIND-NTRL laboratory
  2. Lab 2, University laboratory
  3. RIFS, rifampicin susceptible; RIFR, rifampicin resistant
  4. INHS, isoniazid susceptible; INHR, isoniazid resistant