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Table 2 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of prevalent TB cases (n = 9)

From: Burden of tuberculosis disease among adolescents in a rural cohort in Eastern Uganda

Case number TB symptoms TB contact TST ≥10 mm CXR abnormalities present Smear positive Culture positive Case determination criteria
1.   No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Smear and culture
2.   Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Smear and culture
3.   Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Smear and culture
4.   Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Smear and culture
5.   No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Smear and culture
6.   No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Smear and culture
7.   Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Culture only
8.   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Smear and culture
9.  *** Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Clinical diagnosis
Total 6 5 9 6 8 8  
  1. *** HIV positive participant.
  2. Abbreviation: Key: TB Tuberculosis, TST Tuberculin Skin Test, CXR Chest X-Ray.