[Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections using PCR methods].


This study is the first application of molecular-genetic methods for diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Poland. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) with primers targeted to insertion sequence-like element 6110 (IS6110) was used in the examination of sputum from 60 patients (30 with tuberculosis and 30 with other respiratory tract diseases). Results… (More)