Rapid and inexpensive detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis with the nitrate reductase assay using liquid medium and direct application to sputum samples

D Affolabi, M Odoun, N Sanoussi, A Martin, JC Palomino, L Kestens, S Anagonou, F Portaels

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Issue number10
    Pages (from-to)3243-3245
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Multidrug resistance
    • Rapid diagnostic tests
    • Drug sensitivity testing
    • Nitrate reductase assay
    • Sputum
    • Affordability
    • Feasibility
    • Developing countries

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