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Table 2 Agreement between bacterial load of the positive specimens using GeneXpert® MTB/RIF on paired spot specimens and morning specimens

From: Spot specimen testing with GeneXpert MTB/RIF results compared to morning specimen in a programmatic setting in Cotonou, Benin

Bacterial load from morning specimens Bacterial load from spot specimens
High Medium Low Very low Total
High 28 24 4 1 57
Medium 6 45 14 2 67
Low 0 7 12 2 21
Very low 0 0 5 2 7
Total 34 76 35 7 152
  1. Kappa coefficient = 0.35