Genotype MTBDR plus assay for molecular detection of rifampicin and isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

AIM This study was performed for the rapid identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and its resistance to rifampicin and isoniazid, directly from the sputum samples of pulmonary tuberculosis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A commercially available genotype MTBDR plus assay was used for the identification and detection of mutations in… CONTINUE READING