Diagnostic accuracy of microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility (MODS) assay for pediatric tuberculosis in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Microscopic [corrected] Observation Drug Susceptibility (MODS) has been shown to be an effective and rapid technique for early diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). Thus far only a limited number of studies evaluating MODS have been performed in children and in extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. This study aim...

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Main Authors: Sinh Thi Tran, John Patrick Renschler, Hai Thanh Le, Hang Thi Thu Dang, Tuan Minh Dao, An Nhat Pham, Liem Thanh Nguyen, Hung Van Nguyen, Thuy Thi Thu Nguyen, Sy Ngoc Le, Annette Fox, Maxine Caws, Nhu Thi Quynh Nguyen, Peter Horby, Heiman Wertheim
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3762843?pdf=render