TABLE 1.

Results of and agreement between MABA and TEMA

AntibioticNo. of samples processed by MABA that were:No. of samples processed by TEMA that were:Kappa valueaP value
SensitivePartially resistantResistantSensitivePartially resistantResistant
INH17018170181.000<0.001
RIF21NA1421NA141.000<0.001
STR24101251000.733<0.001
ETB141011156140.480<0.001
  • a The kappa value is a measure of test reliability, with values interpreted as follows: <4, poor; 0.4 to 0.75, fair to good; and >0.75, strong.

  • b NA, not applicable.