Strydom, Kathy-Anne; Ismail, Farzanah; Matabane, M.M.Z.; Onwuegbuna, O.; Omar, S.V. (Shaheed Vally); Ismail, Nabila(American Society for Microbiology, 2015-09)
In a head to head comparison of the MTBDRplus Version 2.0 (Hain Lifescience), Xpert®
MTB/RIF (Cepheid) and the Anyplex™ MTB/NTM (Seegene) assays we demonstrate equal
sensitivity (59/61; 96.7%) and specificity (53/54; ...
BACKGROUND : A major challenge faced by countries with a high burden of tuberculosis (TB) is early detection
especially in individuals with paucibacillary disease which is common in HIV endemic settings.
Remarkable efforts ...