Table 2

Clinical data of patients with Löwenstein Jensen cultures strains.

Case No.

Age

Gender

Clinical diagnosis

Specimen

ZN staining

PCR

Mycobacteria


C1

65

M

RTB

Urine

-

-

C2

10

M

RTB

Urine

+

+

C3

39

F

RTB

Urine

+

+

M. gordonae

C4

29

M

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C5

48

F

RTB

Urine

+

-

C6

29

F

RTB

Urine

+

-

C7

12

M

RTB

Urine

+

-

C8

23

F

RTB

Urine

-

-

C9

79

F

RTB

Urine

+

-

C10

23

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C11

20

M

TB

Pericardial fluid

ND

+

M. chelonae complex group III. M. abscessus

C12

29

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

M. tuberculosis complex

C13

38

F

RTB

Urine

-

+

M. smegmatis

C14

53

F

RTB

Urine

-

+

M. smegmatis

C15

63

F

RTB

Urine

+

-

M. smegmatis

C16

13

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

M. kansasii group II

C17

3

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

M. genus

C18

35

F

TB

Gastric aspirate

ND

+

M. kansasii group I

C19

9

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C20

13

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

M. fortuitum-M. peregrinum complex

C21

48

F

RTB

Urine

+

+

M. smegmatis

C22

34

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

M. genus

C23

23

F

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C24

29

M

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C25

35

M

RTB

Urine

ND

+

C26

10

M

RTB

Urine

+

-

C27

1

F

TB

CSF

+

-

C28

30

F

TB

Synovial fluid

+

+

M. tuberculosis complex

C29

45

M

TB

CSF

-

-

C30

56

F

RTB

Urine

+

+


CSF: Cerebrospinal fluid

RTB: Renal tuberculosis

Alvarado-Esquivel et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2009 9:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-9-1

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