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Table 1 Patients with positive result in GL and/or IE

From: “Induced sputum versus gastric lavage for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children”

Patient Induced sputum Gastric lavage
Culture positive Smear positive PCR positive Culture positive Smear positive PCR positive
1 3 (3) 1 (3) NP 2 (3) 0 NP
2 1 (3) 0 0 3 (3) 0 0
3 3 (3) 0 0 2 (3) 0 0
4 3 (3) 1 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3)
5 3 (3) 0 0 3 (3) 0 1 (3)
6 0 0 0 1 (3) 0 0
7 0 0 0 1 (3) 0 0
8 0 0 0 2 (3) 0 0
9 0 0 1 (3) 0 0 0
10 0 0 1 (3) 0 0 0
  1. NP: not performed.