Table 4.

Distribution of results by specimen type

Specimen typeTotal no. of specimens (n = 532)aNo. of specimens (% positive)
PCR positiveCulture positive
NPA44541 (9.2)14 (3.1)
Throat swab7122 (30.1)2 (2.8)
Nasal swab52 0 
Sputum91 1 
Lung tissue21 0 
  • a Number of patients, 520.