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Figure 1: (a) Time to positive culture (b-d) Distribution of the time to a positive culture with all three culture methods Classification of positive Ziehl-Neelsen staining according to WHO Scanty 1-9 AFB/100 oil immersion fields, 1+ = 10-99 AFB/100 oil immersion fields, 2+ = 1-10 AFB/oil immersion field in at least 50 fields, 3+ = >10 AFB/oil immersion field in at least 20 fields, AFB=acid-fast bacilli

Figure 1: (a) Time to positive culture (b-d) Distribution of the time to a positive culture with all three culture methods Classification of positive Ziehl-Neelsen staining according to WHO Scanty 1-9 AFB/100 oil immersion fields, 1+ = 10-99 AFB/100 oil immersion fields, 2+ = 1-10 AFB/oil immersion field in at least 50 fields, 3+ = >10 AFB/oil immersion field in at least 20 fields, AFB=acid-fast bacilli