Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 2nd, 2006
Study 1: The redox and D29 phage methods are sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
"Rapid, accurate and inexpensive methods are essential to detect drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis and allow timely application of effective treatment and precautions to prevent transmission," scientists writing in the journal Clinical Microbiology and Infection report.
According to P.A. Dasilva and colleagues at the Federal Foundation University of Rio Grande, "The proportion...
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