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Table 3 Different criteria for estimating prevalence of infection.

From: Analysis of latent tuberculosis and mycobacterium avium infection data using mixture models

  Tuberculin (0.1 ml 2TU-RT23) Sensitin (0.1 ml RS-10 M avium)
  {ø ≥ 10 mm} * {ø ≥ 14 mm} × 1.22 {ø = 17 mm}+2 × {ø ≥ 18 mm} (Mirror method) {ø ≥ 12 mm}§
Unvaccinated 1.43% 0.87% 0.71% 4.35%
BCG-vaccinated 7.63% 3.05% 1.55% 5.29%
Overall 6.97% 2.82% 1.46% 5.20%
  1. *Bosman et al. (1998) (14).
  2. Salaniponi (2004) (24).
  3. Styblo (1992) (23) and Bosman et al (1998) (24).
  4. §Palmer and Edwards (1958) (13).