Low-cost rapid detection of rifampicin resistant tuberculosis using bacteriophage in Kampala, Uganda


Resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs is a serious public health problem. Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), defined as resistance to at least rifampicin and isoniazid, has been reported in all regions of the world. Current phenotypic methods of assessing drug susceptibility of M. tuberculosis are slow. Rapid molecular methods to detect resistance… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1476-0711-6-1


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