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Table 6 Sensitivity of Duplex PCR in different sample categories with CRS as reference

From: Evaluation of the performance of an in-house duplex PCR assay targeting the IS6110 and rpoB genes for tuberculosis diagnosis in Cameroon

Category n D-PCR results Sensitivity (%)
Negative Positive
Smear (+) Culture (+) 47 2 45 95.7
Smear (−) Culture (+) 8 1 7 87.5
Clinically Diagnosed TB 8 1 7 87.5
Total 63 4 59 93.5