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Table 3 Diagnose consistency of peptides and traditional methods

From: Utility of dominant epitopes derived from cell-wall protein LppZ for immunodiagnostic of pulmonary tuberculosis

  N pep-LppZ-1 (cutoff > 13.5) pep-LppZ-13 (cutoff > 16.3)
Pep-LppZ-1 vs. pep-LppZ-13 122 87.5%
IGRA test vs. 171 60.8% 60.8%
Sputum smear vs. 56 46.4% 44.6%
Bacteria Culture vs. 99 51.5% 50.5%