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Table 1 Number of patients with positive cultures at or after week 33 (lower bound of the month 9 visit window) on separate visits in patients with a favourable outcome (per protocol) by culture medium. Two positive cultures on the same day only count as a single result

From: A comparison of liquid and solid culture for determining relapse and durable cure in phase III TB trials for new regimens

Culture medium Number of positive cultures at or after week 33 on culture medium in patients with a favourable outcome
0 1 2 3 4 Total
MGIT 1196 (90%) 102 (8%) 17 (1%) 5 (<0.5%) 2 (<0.5%) 1322
LJ 1288 (97%) 33 (2%) 1 (<0.5%) 0 0 1322