DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20203482

Serious discordance between MTBC trace positivity by Xpert MTB/RIF ultra and follow up culture

Partha Roy, Ankita Anand

Abstract


Authors wish to report a major discordance between Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra Trace positivity (GeneXpert, Cepheid) and follow up by liquid culture.


Keywords


CBNAAT, GeneXpert, Trace, Ultra , Xpert MTB/RIF

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