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Table 3 A comparison of the throat swab culture and ASOT tests for children attending Primary Schools in Sissa sub-county, Wakiso

From: Prevalence of group a streptococcus pharyngeal carriage and clinical manifestations in school children aged 5–15 yrs in Wakiso District, Uganda

  ASOT
Positive (n = 35)
N (%)
ASOT
Negative (n = 331)
N (%)
 
Throat swab culture: Positive (n = 68) 9 (2.5) 59 (16.1)  
Negative (n = 298) 26 (7.1) 272 (74.3)