Hsp test in serum

Latent TB

Active TB

Control Group

P-value**

P-value **

P-value **

Mean OD with range

Mean OD with range

Mean OD with range

Latent vs Control group

Latent vs Active TB

Control vs Active TB

Hsp16, mean OD (95% CI)*

1.101 [0.495-1.904]

0.892 [0.437-1.203]

0.705 [0.623-0.943]

P= 0.0001

P = 0.0004

P = 0.01

Hsp65, mean OD (95% CI)*

0.856 [0.528-1.401]

0.871 [0.585-1.105]

0.777 [0.527-1.371]

 P= 0.03

P = 0.5582

P = 0.04

Hsp71, mean OD (95% CI)*

0.637 [0.431-1.013]

0.694 [0.435-1.218]

0.682 [0.428-1.208]

 P > 0.05

P = 0.5886

P   > 0.05

*95% CI: 95% confidence intervals; **Mann-Whitney test; OD = Optical Density

Table 1: Distribution of Hsps across each study group.