Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
- Resazurin microtiter assay plate: simple and inexpensive method for detection of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosisJuan Carlos Palomino
Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:2720-2. 2002..Specificity and sensitivity were excellent. The method is simple, inexpensive, and rapid and might be used with other antituberculosis drugs...
- Nonconventional and new methods in the diagnosis of tuberculosis: feasibility and applicability in the fieldJ C Palomino
Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
Eur Respir J 26:339-50. 2005..tuberculosis by methods other than colony counting. In the present article, some of these approaches will be reviewed and the feasibility for their implementation in diagnostic laboratories will be discussed...
- MODS assay for the diagnosis of TBJuan Carlos Palomino
N Engl J Med 356:188; author reply 189. 2007
- Evaluation of rifampicin and isoniazid susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by a mycobacteriophage D29-based assayJosé A Chauca
Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, PO Box 4314, Lima 100, Peru
J Med Microbiol 56:360-4. 2007..Further studies to determine the relationship of mycobacteriophage D29 tests to in vivo correlates of sensitivity to specific antituberculosis drugs are warranted...