Xpert(®) MTB/RIF for Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis From Frozen String and Induced Sputum Sediments
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JournalThe International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease: the official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
AbstractAlthough 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.