Rapid diagnostic tests for tuberculosis: progress but no gold standard

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 May;155(5):1497-8. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm.155.5.9154847.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Bacteriological Techniques*
  • DNA, Bacterial / analysis
  • Gene Amplification
  • Genetic Techniques*
  • Humans
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis / isolation & purification*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • RNA, Bacterial / analysis
  • Time Factors
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / diagnosis*

Substances

  • DNA, Bacterial
  • RNA, Bacterial