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Table 2 Sites of TB sampling, pulmonary, or extrapulmonary

From: Seasonal influence of tuberculosis diagnosis in Rwanda

Type of testing sample
Sample type Specific sample site n (%)
(n=2717)
Pulmonary Tracheal aspiration 7 (0.26)
Bronchoalveolar lavage 156 (5.74)
Sputum 267 (9.83)
Extrapulmonary Synovial fluid 14 (0.51)
Cerebrospinal fluid 218 (8.02)
Ascitic fluid 97 (3.57)
Urine 66 (2.43)
Stool 7 (0.26)
Serum 3 (0.11)
Gastric aspirate 40 (1.47)
Pleural fluid 200 (7.36)
Pus 40 (1.47)
Tissue/biopsy 165 (6.07)
Bone marrow 2 (0.07)
Ocular fluid 1 (0.04)
Semen 2 (0.07)
Other   13 (0.47)
Missing   1419 (52.2)