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Evaluation of GeneXpert MTB/RIF for diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis.

Abstract:

Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Microbiological confirmation is rare, and treatment is often delayed, increasing mortality and morbidity. The GeneXpert MTB/RIF test was evaluated in a large cohort of patients with suspected tuberculous meningitis. Three hundred seventy-nine patients presenting with suspected tuberculous meningitis to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between 17 April 2011 and 31 December 2012 were included in ...

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10.1128/jcm.01834-13

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Journal:
Journal of clinical microbiology
Volume:
52
Issue:
1
Pages:
226-233
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
URN:
uuid:889aeb2a-c38e-4484-a8b7-6cb487eeca7f
Source identifiers:
438676
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pubs:438676

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