Journal article icon

Journal article

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...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.5588/ijtld.17.0816

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
Role:
Author
More by this author
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5741-7358
Expand authors...
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Song, R
Publisher:
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Publisher's website
Journal:
The 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
Pubs id:
pubs:869581
URN:
uri:6ecb45dc-167f-47fc-a3b3-ebf425d33e98
UUID:
uuid:6ecb45dc-167f-47fc-a3b3-ebf425d33e98
Local pid:
pubs:869581

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP