The manual MGIT system for the detection of M. tuberculosis in respiratory specimens: an experience in the University Malaya Medical Centre.

@article{Fadzilah2009TheMM,
  title={The manual MGIT system for the detection of M. tuberculosis in respiratory specimens: an experience in the University Malaya Medical Centre.},
  author={Mohd Nor Fadzilah and Kee Peng Ng and Yun Fong Ngeow},
  journal={The Malaysian journal of pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={93-7}
}
A prospective study was conducted on 510 respiratory specimens for the presence of M. tuberculosis detected by direct acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear examination, culture in the Manual Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (BBL MGIT, Becton-Dickinson) and culture on Lowenstein-Jensen (LJ) medium. From positive BBL MGIT tubes, Ziehl-Neelsen and Gram stains were… CONTINUE READING