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Table 3 Performance of Capilia TB for identification of MTC in direct blood cultures and on solid media (7H10 sub-cultures)

From: Evaluation of Capilia TB assay for rapid identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in BACTEC MGIT 960 and BACTEC 9120 blood cultures

  PCR
Capilia   Blood culture a 7H10 b
   Positive Negative Total Positive Negative Total
  Positive 4 53 57 56 1 57
  Negative 0 22 22 0 22 22
  Total 4 75 79 56 23 79
  1. aThe performance (%) of Capilia TB on templates picked directly from blood cultures. The Se, Sp, PPV and NPV were, 100, 29, 7 and 100, respectively. bPerformance (%) on Capilia TB assay on Middlebrook 7H10 media. The Se, Sp, PPV, NPV & (#) were 100, 95.6, 98.2, 100 and (0.98), respectively (almost perfect agreement)