Comparative Evaluation of the BACTEC MGIT 960 (Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube) System with LJ Solid Medium for Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB), which is caused by infection with _Mycobacterium tuberculosis_, is responsible for about one third of preventable deaths worldwide. Accurate and rapid diagnosis of TB is essential for controlling the spread of the disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube 690 [(MGIT 960), (M690)] which is a fully automated, non-invasive system for ... Read more