Drug susceptibility testing by 7H11 agar proportion at the National Jewish Health Mycobacteriology Laboratory
(Denver, Colorado) confirmed resistance to HRZE, streptomycin, kanamycin, amikacin, capreomycin, ethionamide, and ciprofloxacin/ofloxacin, and reported susceptibility to cycloserine, para-aminosalicyclic acid (PAS), linezolid, clofazimine, and bedaquiline.
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 Moreover, automated radiometric procedure carries the potential of introducing standardisation in the mycobacteriology laboratory
Large-scale use of polymerase chain reaction for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a routine mycobacteriology laboratory
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Third, ongoing advances in methodology in the mycobacteriology laboratory
have led to enhanced isolation and more rapid and accurate identification of NTM from clinical specimens .
One week later, drug susceptibility testing (BD BACTEC MGIT 960 System) results from the state mycobacteriology laboratory
demonstrated that the M.
Authors thank Roche Molecular Systems for supplying the COBAS TaqMan MTB kits, and SETRI Mycobacteriology Laboratory
for providing clinical samples.
These patients, many of whom were HIV-infected, often died of TB before culture identification and drug-susceptibility testing were completed by the mycobacteriology laboratory
. In response, the CDC made recommendations for laboratory methods with the specific purpose of improving turnaround time.
The Mycobacteriology Laboratory
of Denver Health serves the Denver Metro Tuberculosis Clinic and Denver Health Medical Center with its associated specialty and Community Health Centers.
PCR results were compared to conventional smear, culture, and speciation (using the nonamplified GenProbe Accuprobe method) results generated in the Cook County Hospital Mycobacteriology Laboratory
(3) Mycobacteriology Laboratory
, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, 120 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY12208, USA
Lauren Cowan, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Mycobacteriology Laboratory
Branch CDC; Brian Baker, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC; Bob Lee, Oregon Zoo.