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Table 2 Efficacy of SS-LAMP assay compared to gold standard LJ culture

From: Development and evaluation of an in-house single step loop-mediated isothermal amplification (SS-LAMP) assay for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in sputum samples from Moroccan patients

  LJ Culture Sensitivity % Specificity % Negative likelihood ratio Positive likelihood ratio
Positive Negative
LAMP (n = 157)    82.93 99.14 0.17 96.20
 Positive 34 1     
 Negative 7 115
  %95CI = 67.94 - 92.85 95.29 – 99.98 0.09 - 0.34 13.60 - 680.51