TABLE 5.

Correlation between two amplification assays for detection of M. tuberculosis and culture results or resolved results (culture and clinical diagnosis) among 48 nonrespiratory specimens

Diagnostic criteria and assayNo. of samplesSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Predictive value (%)
Diagnosis positiveDiagnosis negativePositiveNegative
PCR positivePCR negativePCR positivePCR negative
Culture results
    RAPID BAP-MTB10146100.097.950.0100.0
    DTB01344093.6097.8
Resolved results
    RAPID BAP-MTB20046100.0100.0100.0100.0
    DTB1124450.095.733.397.8