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Table 3 Results of the different diagnostic methods

From: Molecular diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis and identification of the causative Leishmania species in Morocco by using three PCR-based assays

Direct examination Culture 13A/13B PCR Lmj4/uni21 PCR ITS1 PCR Final interpretation* Number (total: 58)
- - + + + + 16
- - + - + + 5
- - - - + - 1
- - + - - - 4
- - - - - - 9
- + + + + + 4
+ + + + + + 9
+ - + + + + 6
+ - + - + + 4
  1. *According to the consensus positive.