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Table 7 Frequency of the gene sequences associated to Mycobacterium in the aorta tissue

From: Detection of IS6110 and HupB gene sequences of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and bovisin the aortic tissue of patients with Takayasu’s arteritis

Positive tests for the sequences of IS6110 and nested PCR for M. tuberculosis
  Takayasu’s Tuberculosis Atherosclerosis p
  n = 33 n = 33 n = 53  
  n (%) n (%) n (%)  
IS6110 + HupB (Tb) positive samples 23 (70) 27 (82) 17 (32) 0.0001*
HupB (Bovis) positive samples 12 (36) 15 (45) 18 (34) NS
  1. Add: * Takayasu’s vs Atherosclerosis.P= 0.001; OR= 4.87; CI 95% (1.73-14.0).* Tuberculosis vs Atherosclerosis. P= 0.0001; OR = 9.5; CI 95% (3.0-31.0).