• Xpert(®) MTB/RIF for Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis From Frozen String and Induced Sputum Sediments

      Atwebembeire, J; Orikiriza, P; Bonnet, M; Atwine, D; Katawera, V; Nansumba, M; Nyehangane, D; Bazira, J; Mwanga-Amumpaire, J; Byarugaba, F; et al. (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2016-08-01)
      Although it is now widely used for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis, Xpert(®) MTB/RIF availability remains inadequate in low-resource settings. Moreover, its accuracy in testing stored samples from non-expectorating patients has not been evaluated.