Fast detection of drug interaction in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by a checkerboard resazurin method.

@article{CaleffiFerracioli2013FastDO,
  title={Fast detection of drug interaction in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by a checkerboard resazurin method.},
  author={Katiany Rizzieri Caleffi-Ferracioli and Flaviane Granero Maltempe and Vera L{\'u}cia Dias Siqueira and Rosilene Fressatti Cardoso},
  journal={Tuberculosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={93 6},
  pages={660-3}
}
Tuberculosis (TB) is a health public problem and a long combination therapy is necessary to treat patients. In recent years, some drugs, not routinely used in treatment of TB, have appeared as promising new anti-TB therapies in patients with resistance to classical drugs. The aim of this study was: (i) to evaluate a modified checkerboard assay, Resazurin drugs combination microtiter assay (REDCA) to detect drugs interaction in Mycobacterium tuberculosis; (ii) to evaluate the interaction between… CONTINUE READING

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