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Table 1 Culture summary of collected samples, South Omo, Ethiopia

From: Molecular epidemiology of clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in South Omo, Southern Ethiopia

  Samples from Health Facilities Community > = 2 weeks cough in pastoral areas Total
Source JGH Other than JGHa
Sample type Sputum Smear FNA Sputum Smear Sputum
+ve -ve +ve -ve
Number of samples 110 404 34 111 24 517 1200
Recovered MTBC N (%) 74 (67.3) 14 (3.5) 26 (76.5) 33 (29.7) 1 (4.2) 13 (2.5) 161 (13.4)
Contamination N (%) 4 (3.6) 21 (5.2) 0 (0.0) 6 (5.4) 4 (16.7) 64 (12.4) 99 (8.3)
  1. Abbreviations: MTBC Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, JGH Jinka Genral Hospital; aOther than JGH includes- Health centers in D/Ari, BenaTsemay, Dassenech, Hammer, Male, Gnagatom and Selamago