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Table 1 Culture comparison between NALC/NaOH and OMNIgene-SPUTUM treatment groups

From: Evaluation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis viability in OMNIgene-SPUTUM reagent upon multi-day transport at ambient temperature

   NALC/NaOH treatment
Culture Positive Negative Contaminated
OM-S treatment Positive 36 1 5
Negative 9 240 37
Contaminated 0 0 1
  1. Number of culture positive, culture negative and culture contaminated among samples in the NALC/NaOH or OMNIgene-SPUTUM (OM-S) treatment groups