The role of polymerase chain reaction in the management of osteoarticular tuberculosis

@article{Pandey2007TheRO,
  title={The role of polymerase chain reaction in the management of osteoarticular tuberculosis},
  author={Vivek Pandey and Kiran Chawla and Kiran K. V. Acharya and Sripathi Rao and Sugandhi P Rao},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={801-805}
}
A dependable method for the rapid diagnosis of osteoarticular tuberculosis has become increasingly important, as routine methods are neither very sensitive nor very specific. The objective of this study is to verify the reliability of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the diagnosis and management of osteoarticular tuberculosis. This investigation was a prospective study conducted at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. Tissue samples of 74 patients suspected of osteoarticular… CONTINUE READING
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