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Evaluation of the GeneXpert MTB/RIF in patients with presumptive tuberculous meningitis

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Background

Meningitis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. We evaluated the performance of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) testing with the GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay versus traditional approaches for diagnosing tuberculosis meningitis (TBM).

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Patients were adults (n = 37) presenting with suspected TBM to the Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Peru, during 12 months until 1st January 2015. ... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0198695

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0000-0002-1517-6725
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0000-0002-5863-0502
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0000-0002-6873-5447
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Public Library of Science
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PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Article number:
e0198695
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2018-06-18
Acceptance date:
2018-05-23
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
29912907
Language:
English
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893119
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pubs:893119
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2021-02-10

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