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Table 3 Comparison of conventional multiplex PCR and PCR reverse cross blot hybridization assay

From: Detection and identification of mycobacteria in sputum from suspected tuberculosis patients

  Conventional multiplex PCR positive/PCR Cross Blot Hybridization positive
  Positive Culture (n = 136) Negative culture (n = 251)
M. Tuberculosis 108/108 149/149
M. avium 3/3 5/5
M. intracellulare 0/1 0/1
M. kansasii 0/1 0/1
M. fortuitum 0/1 0/1
M. chelonae 0/2 0/3
M. genavense 0/0 0/1
M. smegmatis 0/1 0/1
No amplification 25/19 97/89