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Table 1 Demographics of 89 smear and culture positive tuberculosis patients

From: Reversion of the ELISPOT test after treatment in Gambian tuberculosis cases

Characteristic (n = 89)
All patients  
   Age, years  
Mean 32
Median (range) 26 (18 – 80)
Male Sex 62 (70%)
   Ethnic group  
Mandinka 40 (45%)
Jola 15 (17%)
Wolof 13 (15%)
Fula 11 (12%)
Other 10 (11%)
HIV-negative 85/89
   Outcome of TB treatment  
Completed treatment and cured 82/85 (96%)
Defaulted from treatment 2/85 (3%)
Treatment failed (remained sputum +ve) 1/85 (1%)
HIV-positive 4/89
   Outcome of TB treatment  
Completed treatment and cured 3/4 (75%)
Defaulted from treatment 1/4 (25%)