Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 23rd, 2002
Dr. N. Hasegawa and colleagues at the Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo and National Minami-Yokohama Hospital in Yokohama compared "the performance of a liquid medium system using the Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) with that of the conventional Japanese culture system using egg-based Ogawa medium, equivalent to L÷wenstein-Jensen medium, in cases with pulmonary tuberculosis on chemotherapy."
The MGIT-based system provided more...
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