Volume 9 (2009) - March 2009
Vladyslav Nikolayevskyy, Yanina Balabanova, Tatyana Simak, Nadezhda Malomanova, Ivan Fedorin, Francis Drobniewski BMC Clinical Pathology 2009, 9:2 (10 March 2009)
The MTBDRplus assay system provides a suitable test for drug-resistant tuberculosis in sputum samples from patients in Samara, Russia, demonstrating high sensitivity and specificity and being more rapid than conventional laboratory tests.
Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel, Nora García-Corral, David Carrero-Dominguez, José Enciso-Moreno, Teodoro Gurrola-Morales, Leopoldo Portillo-Gómez, Rudi Rossau, Wouter Mijs BMC Clinical Pathology 2009, 9:1 (9 March 2009)
Mycobacteria are found in a wide range of extrapulmonary tissues and body fluids in Mexican patients diagnosed with extrapulmonary tuberculosis, although most were non-tubercular and were sensitive to rifampacin.