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Table 2 Sources of the 349 samples from 202 patients included in the study

From: Improved detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii in upper and lower respiratory tract specimens from children with suspected pneumocystis pneumonia using real-time PCR: a prospective study

  Unpaired Samples Paired Samples Total Samples
   NPA+IS NPA+BAL  
NPA 36 92 55 183
IS 8 92 - 100
BAL 11 - 55 66
Total Samples 55 184 110 349
  1. URT, upper respiratory tract; LRT, lower respiratory tract; NPA, nasopharyngeal aspirate; IS, induced sputum; BAL, bronchoalveolar lavage
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