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Table 5 Results of the smear microscopy from tissue pellets

From: Molecular identification of Mycobacterium bovis from cattle and human host in Mali: expanded genetic diversity

Microscopy (AFB-Smear) Number (N) Percentage (%)
Positive
Negative
16
63
20.3
79.7
Total 79 100
  1. By indirect Auramine-Rhodamine (smear from tissue pellets), 20.3 % of the samples were positive by microscopy