Evaluation of BACTEC MGIT 960 system for the second-line drugs susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in China.


When the performance of the BACTEC MGIT 960 system was evaluated with the traditional proportion method (PM) on 321 clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from China, concordance values were 98.44% capreomycin, 98.75% kanamycin, 98.75% ofloxacin and 94.08% ethionamide. The turnaround time with BACTEC MGIT 960 system (7.5±1.8 days) was significantly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mimet.2012.06.010


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