Diagnosis of Tuberculosis meningitis by conventional methods and Real-time PCR in Iraqi patients

@inproceedings{AlAttraqchi2014DiagnosisOT,
  title={Diagnosis of Tuberculosis meningitis by conventional methods and Real-time PCR in Iraqi patients},
  author={Azhar A. F. Al-Attraqchi and Akram M. Al-mahdawi and Ihssan S. Nema and Jaber Abdulsattar Hassan},
  year={2014}
}
This study was carried out to diagnosis the Tuberculosis meningitis from immune competent and immune compromised patients at different age groups. Sixty samples were collected and enrolled in this study over five months from January to May 2013, conven onal methods included cell count and differen a on, biochemical analysis, staining and culturing of the samples and molecular methods included real –time PCR, after DNA extraction from CSF using a freeze–thaw technique to lyse cells, and the… CONTINUE READING

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