TITLE

Combining Vital Staining with Fast Plaque: TB Assay

AUTHOR(S)
Rawat, D.; Capoor, M. R.; Hasan, A.; Nair, D.; Deb, M.; Aggarwal, P.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Oct2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p426
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
28056856

 

Related Articles

  • Performance of a commercial nucleic acid amplification test with extrapulmonary specimens for the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Piersimoni, C.; Bornigia, S.; Gherardi, G. // European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases;Mar2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p287 

    The laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) on extrapulmonary specimens is particularly challenging. A number of commercial nucleic acid amplification tests able to detect and identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) complex directly from respiratory secretions have been developed, but their...

  • Revised Device Labeling for the Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF Assay for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Gitterman, Steven // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/27/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p193 

    The article reports on the labeling clearance given by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Xpert Mycobacterium tuberculosis/resistance to rifampicin (MTB/RIF) Assay (Cepheid, Sunnyvale, California). Topics discussed include what results when a single Xpert MTB/RIF Assay result is...

  • Diagnostic dilemma in female genital tuberculosis-staining techniques revisited. Kashyap, Bineeta; Srivastava, Namita; Graduate, Post; Kaur, Iqbal R.; Jhamb, Rajat; Singh, Deepak K. // Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jul2013, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p545 

    Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is an increasing public health concern worldwide. On a global scale it has a devastating impact in developing nations. Genital TB, an extrapulmonary form, is not uncommon particularly in areas where pulmonary TB is prevalent. Genital TB may be asymptomatic or may...

  • Confocal Microscopy Study of Undisturbed and Chlorhexidine-treated Dental Biofilm. Zaura-Arite, E.; Van Marle, J.; Ten Cate, J.M. // Journal of Dental Research;May2001, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p1436 

    Culturing of dispersed plaque samples and vitality staining of plaque smears are the most commonly used methods for evaluating the effects of antimicrobials on dental plaque. The visualization of the antimicrobial action on oral biofilm present on the substrate surface (in situ) would add...

  • Knowledge of tuberculosis and its management practices among medical interns in a resource-poor setting: implications for disease control in sub-Saharan Africa. Busari, Olesegun; Adeyemi, Adedavo; Busari, Olusogo // Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1 

    Of 118 medical interns, none could correctly state the estimated number of new TB cases per year in Nigeria. 88.1% knew that droplet infection was the usual mode of TB transmission. Only 27.1 % could state correctly the definition of MDR-TB while none new the definition of XDR-TB. 62.7%...

  • Recurrent high fistula-in-ano: Think of tuberculosis! Dawar, Reetika; Jain, Sushil Kumar; Rani, Hena; Mendiratta, Leena; Sardana, Raman // Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health;Jul/Aug2016, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p273 

    A 41-year-old male presented with purulent discharge and pain in the perianal region. There was no history of fever or weight loss. The patient gave a history of being operated 14 times earlier for the same complaints. Perioperative discharge showed acid-fast bacilli on Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) stain....

  • Current Concepts in the Management of Tuberculosis. Sia, Irene G.; Wieland, Mark L. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2011, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p348 

    Tuberculosis (TB) poses a serious threat to public health throughout the world but disproportionately afflicts low-income nations. Persons in close contact with a patient with active pulmonary TB and those from endemic regions of the world are at highest risk of primary infection, whereas...

  • Which TB diagnosis algorithm cost effective in Uganda?  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Aug2014, Vol. 710 Issue 1, p29 

    The article reports on a study that reveals the cost-effectiveness of using a combination of rapid point-of-care urinary lateral-flow lipoarabinomannan and sputum Xpert assays for tuberculosis (TB) screening of HIV-infected individuals, and mentions topics such as TB diagnostics and TB treatment.

  • Fine-needle aspiration for diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in children in Bangui, Central African Republic. Fanny, Minime-Lingoupou; Beyam, Narcisse; Gody, Jean Chrusostome; Zandanga, G.; Yango, F; Minirakiza, Alexandrre; Rigouts, Leen; Pierre-Audigier, Catherine; Gicquel, Brigitte; Bobossi, Gustave // BMC Pediatrics;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p191 

    Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in developing countries. One of the main difficulties is obtaining adequate specimens for bacteriological confirmation of the disease in children. The aim of this study is to evaluate the adequacy of fine-needle...

  • Evaluation of the role of ascitic fluid polymerase chain reaction targeting IS6110 of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the diagnosis of tuberculous intestinal obstruction. Yadav, Sanjay Kumar; Jha, Nawal Kishore; Sinha, Dipendra Kumar; Singla, Harish; Kumar, Sanjeet; Yadav, Jitin; Ranjan, Rakesh; Kumar, Rajeev Ranjan; Kumar, Sharwan // Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p198 

    Introduction: We evaluated if ascitic fluid sample could be used for the diagnosis of tuberculosis intestinal obstruction (TBIO) by a nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay and analyzed the clinical and laboratory findings in 33 patients with confirmed intestinal tuberculosis (TB) compared...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics