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Commercial products to preserve specimens for tuberculosis diagnosis: a systematic review

Abstract:

SETTING: Eliminating tuberculosis in high-burden settings requires improved diagnostic capacity. Important tests such as Xpert® MTB/RIF and culture are often performed at centralised laboratories that are geographically distant from the point of specimen collection. Preserving specimen integrity during transportation, which could affect test performance, is challenging.

OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review of commercial products for specimen preservation for a World Health Orga...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5588/ijtld.17.0816

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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ORCID:
0000-0001-5741-7358
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Funding agency for:
Song, R
Grant:
K23HD072802
Publisher:
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
7
Pages:
741-753
Publication date:
2018-07-01
Acceptance date:
2018-02-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1815-7920
ISSN:
1027-3719
Pmid:
29914599
Source identifiers:
869581
Language:
English
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pubs:869581
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2019-06-28

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