BD India ( Becton, Dickinson and Company), a global medical technology company, is working with RNTCP and Foundation of Innovative New Diagnostics ( FIND) to develop capacity for tuberculosis culture
and drug susceptibility testing in more than 34 laboratories across India.
testing at a tertiary care hospital: Options for improved management and use for treatment decisions.
must be collected in all children with signs suggestive of TB on chest radiograph (prior to initiation of TB treatment).
Manual for establishing and functioning of a tuberculosis culture
is associated with a false-positive rate of 3.
Sputum revealed three positive acid-fast bacilli stains as well as positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture
, strain identification, and drug resistance detection.
Characteristics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture
A subsequent tuberculosis culture
and polymerase chain reaction assay could not confirm tuberculous species, nor could dot-blot hybridization.
The presenters will show that the CPT-based test has the potential to be used in a clinical setting as a rapid alternative to current Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture
isolates obtained from pulmonary and CSF samples indicate compartmentalization (4).
supernatants which has been shown to be immunogenic.