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Table 3 PCR analysis of 136 clinical samples. Values in brackets represent the 95% CI

From: Evaluation of different DNA extraction methods and loop-mediated isothermal amplification primers for the detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical specimens

Sample PCR on
Modified Boom DNA Extract
PCR on
Modified EasyNAT DNA extract
PCR on
EasyNAT DNA extract
+ve -ve +ve -ve +ve -ve
136 94 42 71 65 80 56
Positivity % 69.12 (60.63–76.75) 52.21 (43.48–60.84) 58.82 (50.07–67.19)