TABLE 1.

AMTD and culture correlation for respiratory specimens

Smear result (no. of specimens)No. of specimens with indicated results (AMTD/culture)Sensitivity/specificity (%)Predictive values (%)
Positive/positivePositive/negativeNegative/positiveNegative/negativePositiveNegative
Positive (92)301061100/98.4
Negative (244)32123875/99.2
Unknown (43)120031100/100
Totala (379)453133097.8/99.193.999.7
  • a Includes specimens with no smear result available and does not include inhibitory specimens.