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Table 6 Comparison of IS1081-PCR and histopathology versus culture

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

Assays Result Total (n = 152) culture positive with species confirmed   Kappa value
Positive Negative Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
IS1081-PCR Positive 4 3 100 98 57 100 0.718
Negative 0 145 25 50 50 98 0.321
Histology Positive 1 1
Negative 3 147