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Table 2 Distribution of missed probe types across clinical factors of RR-TB patients (n = 100)

From: Does Xpert® MTB/RIF assay give rifampicin resistance results without identified mutation? Review of cases from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CharacteristicsMissed probes types, NNumberProportion
BDENo missed probe
Treatment history
 A loss to follow up1344.4%
Specimen type
Extrapulmonary samples
 Lymph node22151950.0%
 Pleural fluid23513.2%
 Ascetic fluid338.0%
 Unspecified body fluid1125.2%
GeneXpert semi-quantification of MTB
 Very low1131414%
  1. “-” = Not available, N=Number