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Diagnostic performance and costs of Capilia TB for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex identification from broth‐based culture in Bangkok, Thailand
Objectives  Broth‐based culture (BBC) systems are increasingly being used to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) in resource‐limited. We evaluated the performance, time to detection andExpand
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Validation of the GenoType® MTBDRplus assay for detection of MDR-TB in a public health laboratory in Thailand
BackgroundOver the past several years, new diagnostic techniques have been developed to allow for the rapid detection of multidrug resistant tuberculosis. The GenoType® MTBDRplus test is aExpand
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Performance of the BACTEC MGIT 960 compared with solid media for detection of Mycobacterium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Controlled trials have demonstrated that liquid media culture (LMC) is superior to solid media culture for diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), but there is limited evidence about itsExpand
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Monitoring the performance of mycobacteriology laboratories: a proposal for standardized indicators.
SETTING Thailand Tuberculosis (TB) Active Surveillance Network: Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Phuket, Tak and Ubon-Ratchathani, Thailand. BACKGROUND Mycobacteriology laboratories in resource-limited, highExpand
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Multidrug-resistant TB and HIV in Thailand: overlapping, but not independently associated, risk factors.
The HIV and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) epidemics are closely linked. In Thailand as part of a sentinel surveillance system, we collected data prospectively about pulmonary TB casesExpand
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Multi-drug resistant TB and HIV in Thailand: overlapping, but not independently associated risk factors.
The HIV and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) epidemics are closely linked. In Thailand as part of a sentinel surveillance system, we collected data prospectively about pulmonary TB casesExpand
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Efficiency of Drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Detection between Xpert MTB/RIF and Line Probe Assay Using REBA MTB-MDR
The global epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis, particularly multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB, defined as resistance to at least isoniazid and rifampin), is one of the most seriousExpand
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