TABLE 4.

Characterizations of specimens with false-positive results in either or the two assays

Specimen with false-positive resultNo. of specimens
RAPID BAP-MTB (n = 14)DTB (n = 23)
Pulmonary tuberculosis under treatment36
Old pulmonary tuberculosis15
M. abscessus13
M. avium intracellulare complex10
Unidentified species01