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Table 4 Site of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis infection and the number of culture positives from BHDL, Oromia Special Zone and South Wollo, northeastern Ethiopia, April 2015 to January 2017

From: High helminthic co-infection in tuberculosis patients with undernutritional status in northeastern Ethiopia

Site of EPTB infections Number of infected cases (%) Number of culture positives (%)
Cervical LNs 55 (56.1) 8 (14.5)
Axilary LNs 8 (8.2) 2 (25.0)
Supraclavicular LNs 6 (6.1) 1 (16.7)
Other LNsa 4 (4.0) ā€“
Non LN infections 12 (12.2) 4 (33.3)
Not sited (missed) 13 (13.3) 3 (23.1)
Total 98 (100.0) 18 (18.4)
  1. aInguinal, Submandibular and Anterior neck LNs
  2. BHDL Bikat Higher Diagnostic Laboratories, EPTB Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis, LNs Lymphadenitis.