Evaluation of stool GeneXpert MTB/RIF for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis among presumptive patients in Tanzania

Background: Diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis remains grim, especially in resource-limited settings. Low quality of sputum, particularly among seriously ill, HIV/AIDS, and pediatric patients might result in missing the diagnosis. This study evaluated the performance of GeneXpert MTB/RIF for the de...

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Main Authors: Esther Ngadaya, Godfather Kimaro, Erica Sandi, Nicholaus P. Mnyambwa, Amani Wilfred, Clara Lubinza, Coline Mahende, Nicodem Mgina, Fausta Mosha, Doulla Hassan, Sayoki Mfinanga
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2020-12-01
Series:Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405579420300590