Table 2 Clinical characteristics of hospitalized patients (n = 48 microbiologically confirmed TB patients and n = 2 TB-negative patients).

Urine was collected from patients before therapy. SNAQ, simplified nutritional appetite questionnaire; MODS, microscopic observation broth-drug culture and susceptibility.

Microbiological data
Auramine sputum smear microscopy result
  0 (%)10
  1 (%)17
  2 (%)9
  3 (%)6
  Paucibacillary (%)7
MODS
  Positive48
  Negative2
Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolate sensitive to
  Isoniazid48
  Rifampicin48
Weight (kg)52.9
SNAQ composite score13.2
Self-reported symptoms
  Cough
    Yes (%)38
    No (%)12
  Hemoptysis
    Yes (%)11
    No (%)39
  Fever
    Yes (%)32
    No (%)14
  Fatigue
    Yes (%)26
    No (%)24