Evaluation of Cobas Amplicor MTB test to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pulmonary and extrapulmonary specimens.

@article{Ozkutuk2006EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of Cobas Amplicor MTB test to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis in pulmonary and extrapulmonary specimens.},
  author={Aydan Ozkutuk and Sevin Kirdar and Sevinc Ozden and Nuran Esen},
  journal={The new microbiologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={269-73}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major public health problems in the world. Effective control of TB depends on rapid and correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of Cobas Amplicor MTB (CA-MTB) test for pulmonary and extrapulmonary specimens isolated in our laboratory. A total of 424 specimens obtained from the suspected TB patients from January 2003 to August 2004 were included in this study. All specimens (173 pulmonary and 251… CONTINUE READING

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