Quality assurance programme for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the WHO/IUATLD Supranational Laboratory Network: first round of proficiency testing.

@article{Laszlo1997QualityAP,
  title={Quality assurance programme for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the WHO/IUATLD Supranational Laboratory Network: first round of proficiency testing.},
  author={Adalbert Laszlo and Mostafizur Rahman and Mario.C. Raviglione and Flavia Bustreo},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={1997},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={231-8}
}
SETTING Quality assurance of the WHO/IUATLD global tuberculosis drug resistance surveillance programme. OBJECTIVE To perform a proficiency test of drug susceptibility procedures within the WHO/IUATLD network of supranational reference laboratories (SRL). DESIGN Identical culture panels consisting of 20 clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis containing both drug susceptible and drug resistant cultures were tested by the 16 laboratories of the network for resistance to streptomycin… CONTINUE READING

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