Tuberculosis (TB): direct molecular testing for TB

Comment on tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis by direct molecular testing.


Tuberculosis (TB): direct molecular testing for TB

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This document is a discussion of the performance of direct molecular tests on samples and the continuing requirement for culture testing. It also deals with the status of TB diagnostic laboratories in England, Scotland and Wales following a national audit from 2011 to 2012.

Published 19 July 2013