Detection of 123 bp fragment of insertion element IS6110 Mycobacterium tuberculosis for diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis.

@article{Maurya2012DetectionO1,
  title={Detection of 123 bp fragment of insertion element IS6110 Mycobacterium tuberculosis for diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis.},
  author={Anand Kumar Maurya and ShashiKantS. Kant and Vijaya Lakshmi Nag and Rhishika Kushwaha and Tapan N Dhole},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          182-6
        }
}
PURPOSE Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) is emerging problem in developing and developed countries. The diagnosis of EPTB in its different clinical presentations remains a true challenge. IS6110-based polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is used for rapid identification and positivity rate of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in clinical isolates of different sites of EPTB. The present study was carried out to study the prevalence of M. tuberculosis complex in clinical isolates of EPTB at… CONTINUE READING
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