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Table 2 Performance of LED-FM for detection of TB against the LJ medium culture (n = 332)

From: Light-emitting diode fluorescent microscopy and Xpert MTB/RIF® assay for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among patients attending Ambo hospital, west-central Ethiopia

Characteristics Value (%) 95% CI
Sensitivity 77.8 62.9–88.8%
Specificity 100 98.7–100%
PPV 100 90.0–100%
NPV 96.6 93.9–98.4%
  1. PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value, CI confidence interval