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Table 1 Clinically suspected cases of tuberculosis for selected locations in Cameroon, and incidence of positive sputum smears

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosisis the causative agent of tuberculosis in the southern ecological zones of Cameroon, as shown by genetic analysis

Ecological zones Regions Sites Number of clinically suspected cases Number of positive sputum smears
Tropical rainforest zone Central Jamot Hospital 75 39 (52%)
District Hospital of Mbalmayo 125 27 (21.6%)
Catholic health Centre of Mvolyé 113 09 (7.9%)
  Subtotal 309 71 (23.9%)
Savannah mosaic zone West District Hospital of Djeleng 130 35 (26.9%)
Regional Hospital of Bafoussam 209 22 (10.5%)
District Hospital of Baleng 104 22 (21.1%)
North-West Regional Hospital of Bamenda 220 27 (12.2%)
Subtotal 655 98 (14.9%)
  Total 964 169 (17.5%)