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Table 2 Positive results of different diagnostic procedure on cervical lymph nodes and abdominal biopsies.

From: Immunohistochemical diagnosis of abdominal and lymph node tuberculosis by detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex specific antigen MPT64

Diagnostic Procedure Cervical Lymph Nodes Biopsy
(n = 152)
Abdominal biopsy (n = 51)
    Intestinal wall Peritoneum Mesenteric Lymph Nodes
  Case
(n = 120)
n (%)
Control
(n = 32)
n(%)
Case
(n = 19)
n(%)
Control
(n = 3)
n(%)
Case
(n = 9)
n(%)
Control
(n = 2)
n(%)
Case
(n = 5)
n(%)
Control
(n = 13)
n(%)
ZN stain 14(11.6) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LJ Culture 27(22.5) 0 0 0 2(22) 0 2(40) 0
Anti-BCG 92(76.6) 9(28) 15(78.9) 1(33) 6(66) 1(50) 4(80) 2(15.4)
Anti-MPT64 96(80) 4(12.5) 14(73.7) 0 7(77.7) 1(50) 4(80) 1(7.7)
PCR 104(86.6) 3(9.4) 17(89) 0 7(77.7) 0 4(80) 1(7.7)