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Evaluation of Methods for Rapid Detection of Resistance to Isoniazid and Rifampin in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates Collected in the Caribbean
ABSTRACT The rapid identification of drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is crucial for the timely initiation of appropriate antituberculosis therapy. The performance of the GenotypeExpand
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First Insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis Epidemiology and Genetic Diversity in Trinidad and Tobago
ABSTRACT This report is based on a 1-year recruitment of all of the culture-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis cases in Trinidad and Tobago (n = 132). The study population was characterized by aExpand
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Laboratory Diagnosis of Latent and Active Tuberculosis Infections in Trinidad & Tobago and Determination of Drug Susceptibility Profile of Tuberculosis Isolates in the Caribbean
Tuberculosis (TB) is a life-threatening, infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The disease has plagued human beings for many centuries as signs of tubercular damageExpand
Wing wave: Feasible, alternative, renewable, electrical energy producing ocean floor system
Wing-Wave is an ocean, alternative energy system to convert the circular motion of ocean waves as they propagate through the sea into electrical energy. The system consists of planes, called “wings”.Expand