Manual MGIT™ system for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: insights from a high TB burden setting.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the diagnostic performance of manual MGIT™ (MMGIT) compared to the gold standard, Löwenstein-Jensen (LJ), in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in a high-burden setting. METHODS Individuals with suspected TB enrolled in parallel diagnostic trials during 2007-2011 were included. Two samples were obtained from each patient… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0489

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@article{Quispe2016ManualMS, title={Manual MGIT™ system for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: insights from a high TB burden setting.}, author={Richard Quispe and Giada Valle and Julio Arturo Huapaya and Ivette Novoa and J. Giraldo and Tatiana C{\'a}ceres and Eduardo Gotuzzo and Carlos S Zamudio and Carlos R Seas}, journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease}, year={2016}, volume={20 5}, pages={605-10} }