Evaluation of the GenoCard as a tool for transport and storage of samples for tuberculosis molecular drug susceptibility testing

Paolo Miotto, Federica Piana, Giovanni Battista Migliori, Daniela Maria Cirillo

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Abstract

Early identification and monitoring of the spread of resistant M. tuberculosis strains is essential to control tuberculosis. The paper-based transport device GenoCard enables the safe shipment of inactivated biological material and strains to be used for molecular detection of drug resistance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalNew Microbiologica
Volume31
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008

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Tuberculosis
Drug Resistance
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Equipment and Supplies

Keywords

  • Genocard
  • MDR-TB
  • Molecular DST

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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