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Table 2 Statistical values for TMKmt Ag detection in serial dilutions of a 1 + AFB sputum sample

From: Immuno-diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum, and reduction of timelines for its positive cultures to within 3 h by pathogen-specific thymidylate kinase expression assays

Statistiacl parameter TMKmt Ag by PAb 0655 TMKmt Ag by PAb 0656
Best-fit values
 Slope −0.0083 ± 0.0070 −0.0110 ± 0.0051
 Y-intercept when X = 0.0 0.1532 ± 0.0311 0.1706 ± 0.0229
 X-intercept when Y = 0.0 18.55 17.69
 1/slope −121.0 −103.7
95% confidence intervals
 Slope −0.0228 to 0.0063 −0.0204 to 0.0011
 Y-intercept when X = 0.0 0.0882 to 0.2183 0.1227 to 0.2184
 X-intercept when Y = 0.0 8.519 to +infinity 9.999 to +infinity
Goodness of fit
 r2 0.06918 0.1576
 Sy.x 0.06372 0.04688
Is slope significantly non-zero?
 F 1.412 3.554
 DFn, DFd 1.000, 19.00 1.000, 19.00
 P value 0.2494 0.0748
 Deviation from zero? Not significant Not significant
Data
 Number of X values 7 7
 Maximum number of Y replicates 3 3
 Total number of values 21 21
 Number of missing values 0 0