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Table 1 Patient characteristics, findings at enrolment and medical history

From: Low sensitivity of a urine LAM-ELISA in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis

Characteristics   Findings at enrolment % (n) Symptoms during 3 months prior to enrolment % (n)
Female 51.9% HIV Infection 59.1 (172) Chest pain 99.7 (290)
Mean age 38.8 years In HIV infected:   Expectoration 96.6 (281)
Mean weight 53.9 kg    Blood CD4 count 0–199 58.1 (100) Fever 81.4 (236)
Mean body temperature 36.7°C    Blood CD4 count 200–349 28.5 (49) Body weakness 87.6 (255)
      Blood CD4 count ≥ 350 13.4 (23) Night sweat 71.8 (209)
   Body temperature ≥ 37.5°C 16.6 (48) Loss of appetite 49.5 (144)
   BCG Scar 66.1 (191) Haemoptysis 11.7 (34)
   Lymphadenopathy 8.7 (25) Oedema 3.1 (9)
   History of TB 12.0 (35)   
   TB contact 5.2 (15)