Multicenter Study of the Accuracy of the BD MAX™ MDR-TB Assay for Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex and Mutations Associated with Resistance to Rifampin and Isoniazid

  28 September 2019

The BD MAX MDR-TB assay had high sensitivity and specificity for detection of MTB, and RIF and INH drug resistance and may be an important tool for rapid detection of TB and MDR-TB globally.

Author(s): Maunank Shah, Sonia Paradis, Joshua Betz, Natalie Beylis, Renu Bharadwaj, Tatiana Caceres, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Moses Joloba, Vidya Mave, Lydia Nakiyingi, Mark P Nicol, Neeta Pradhan, Bonnie King, Derek Armstrong, Deborah Knecht, Courtney E Maus, Charles K Cooper, Susan E Dorman, Yukari C Manabe
Effective Surveillance   Healthy Patients  


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Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition


JSS University


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