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Performance and feasibility of FASTPlaqueTBTM to diagnose tuberculosis in smear-negative patients

  • 2009/01/01
Type de publication
  • Posters
Auteurs
  • Laramie Gagnidze
  • Andrew Ramsay
  • Francis Varaine
  • Philippe J Guerin
  • Willie Githui
  • Maryline Bonnet
Thèmes
  • Tuberculose

Objectives
- To evaluate the performance of FASTPlaqueTBTM test to detect tuberculosis in smearnegative patients in a peripheral setting and high HIV prevalence context
- To evaluate the feasibility of FASTPlaqueTBTM test in a laboratory performing only direct smear-microscopy