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Table 3 Detection of M. tuberculosis with different diagnostic methods, Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Endometrial tuberculosis among patients undergoing endometrial biopsy at Tikur Anbesa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Assays No. of samples Positive result (%)
PCR-IS1081 152 7(4.6)
Culture with AFB confirmed 152 5(3.3)
Culture with species confirmed 152 4(2.6)
Histo-pathology 152 2(1.3)
Combination of Culture and IS1081-PCR 152 7(4.6)
All tests 152 8(5.3)