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Table 3 Summary of TB cases identified

From: Health seeking behaviour, health system experience and tuberculosis case finding in Gambians with cough

Sex Age (years) Duration of cough (weeks) Ethnic group Smear Chest X-ray findings
M 14 3 Fula Neg Extensive patchy consolidation throughout the left lung field
F 40 104 Wolof Neg Bilateral patchy change, with focus of consolidation in the Right upper zone and probably effusion in the Left lower zone.
F 40 24 Mandinka Pos Not done-already on TB treatment when X-ray requested
F 40 572 Mandinka Neg Major shift of mediastinum to left with associated effusion and patchy change.
F 42 8 Wolof Neg Patchy consolidation throughout the left lung field, plus left upper zone cavitation and loss of lung volume.
F 50 156 Mandinka Neg Bilateral extensive patchy change with a small cavity and small pleural effusion on the left.
F 55 16 Mandinka Pos Left upper zone patchy change and cavitation.
M 60 104 Fula Pos Bilateral patchy change with cavitation and loss of volume in the right lung field.
M 60 23 Fula Neg Bilateral patchy change, with a focus of consolidation in the Right upper zone with associated loss of volume
F 60 4 Fula Neg Bilateral patchy changes, including loss of volume on the left.
F 62 9 Mandinka Neg Right upper zone patchy change and loss of volume
M 68 104 Mandinka Neg Right upper and mid zone consolidation and loss of volume.
F 70 12 Fula Neg Bilateral patchy change.
M 80 20 Mandinka Neg Right upper and mid-zone patchy change with loss of volume of that lung field.