TABLE 3

Two-by-two contingency table of frequencies for detection of MAP in the feasibility study, comparing the ethanol precipitation/conventional PCR method and the optimized magnetic bead DNA isolation/qPCR method

Mag bead/IS900 qPCREtOH/conv. IS900 PCR (no. of samples)
PositiveNegativeTotal
Positive76177
Negative06767
Total7668144