Rapid detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Cotonou (Benin) using two low-cost colorimetric methods: resazurin and nitrate reductase assays

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

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Medical Microbiology
    Volume57
    Issue number8
    Pages (from-to)1024-1027
    Number of pages4
    ISSN0022-2615
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Multidrug resistance
    • Drug sensitivity testing
    • Rapid diagnostic tests
    • Colorimetric methods
    • Resazurin
    • Nitrate reductase assay
    • Feasibility
    • Cost
    • Evaluation
    • Benin
    • Africa-West

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