Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Bacilli and Nucleic Acids From Tongue Swabs in Young, Hospitalized Children

Diagnosis of tuberculosis in pediatric patients remains challenging due to inherent difficulties associated with obtaining respiratory samples for molecular and culture-based testing. To address this, recent studies have highlighted the utility of tongue swabs to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis ge...

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Main Authors: Christopher Ealand, Julian Peters, Olivia Jacobs, Astika Sewcharran, Azra Ghoor, Jonathan Golub, Heena Brahmbhatt, Neil Martinson, Ziyaad Dangor, Sanjay G. Lala, Bavesh Kana
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-06-01
Series:Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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