Table 2

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

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)


Purohit et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2007 2:36   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-36

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