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Table 1 Xpert MTB/RIF results by method of pooling

From: Effect of two alternative methods of pooling sputum prior to testing for tuberculosis with genexpert MTB/RIF

  Standard Buffer Pooling Method
MTB detected MTB not detected Error Total
Reduced Buffer Pooling Method MTB detected 82 1 1 84
MTB not detected 2 3 0 5
Error 7 0 1 8
Not tested 4 0 0 4
Total 95 4 2 101
  1. MTB Mycobacterium tuberculosis