Exploring tuberculosis by molecular tests on DNA isolated from smear microscopy slides.

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease of global public health importance caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. The disease has worsened with the emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR)-TB strains. The timely diagnosis and treatment of TB remains a key public health priority, and laboratories have a critical role in the rapid and accurate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.12.005

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