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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data

From: Cytotoxic response persists in subjects treated for tuberculosis decades ago

Patient groups n Finns n (%) Age range Female sex n (%) AFB pos. n (%) Culture pos. n (%) Other method n (%)
Active-TB (TB)        
Pulmonary 18 14 (78) 27 - 81 6 (33) 14 (78) 17 (94) Clinical presentation and response to treatment: 1 (6)
Other organs 3 2 (67) 33 - 62 1 (33) 0 (0) 3 (100)  
LTBI 11 10 (91) 43 - 80 4 (36) n/d n/d IGRA pos: 11 (100)
Treated patients - no chemotherapy (Surg.) 6 6 (100) 53 - 83 2 (33) n/d n/d n/d
Treated patients - partial treatment (Part.) 23 23 (100) 71 - 90 18 (78) n/d n/d n/d
Treated patients - modern three-drug treatment (Mod.) 8 7 (86) 45 - 84 7 (86) n/d n/d n/d
Healthy BCG-vaccinees (BCG) 6 6 (100) 33 - 44 6 (100) n/d n/d IGRA neg.: 6 (100)
  1. n/d = not defined.