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Table 4 Comparative analysis of the 2 ecological zones

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

Distribution of the sample collected   Tropical rain forest zone Savannah mosaic zone P-value
(Central region) (West and North West regions)
  Number of clinically suspected cases 309 655 /
  Number of positive sputum smears 71 98 0.0022
Relative prevalence of MTBC Spoligotypes LAM10_CAM 24 33 0.98
Haarlem 3 8 5 0.137
T1 17 23 0.94
Uganda I 6 4 0.324
Orphan 10 20 0.282