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Table 1 Distribution of sputum samples collected

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex drug resistance pattern and identification of species causing tuberculosis in the West and Centre regions of Cameroon

Region Sites Number of clinically suspected cases Number of positive sputum smears
Centre Jamot Hospital 75 39 (52%)
  District Hospital of Mbalmayo 125 27 (21.60%)
  Catholic health Centre of Mvolyé 113 9 (7.96%)
Subtotal 313 75 (23.96%)
West District Hospital of Djeleng 130 35 (26.92%)
  Regional Hospital of Bafoussam 209 22 (10.52%)
  District Hospital of Baleng 104 22 (21.15%)
Subtotal 443 79 (17.83%)
Total 756 154 (20.37%)