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Table 2 Reasons for notification

From: Impact of nucleic acid amplification test on pulmonary tuberculosis notifications and treatments in Taiwan: a 7-year single-center cohort study

Categories of notification Group A Group B
Positive AFB smear 431 (121) 13 (1)
Positive NAAT 0 (0) 102 (101)
Positive MTB culture 51 (51) 70 (70)
Total notified cases 482 (172) 185 (172)
  1. The value in parentheses represent the numbers of confirmed PTB cases
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