Mycobacterial load assay [Protocol]

Gillespie, S. H., Sabiiti, W. and Oravcova, K. (2017) Mycobacterial load assay [Protocol]. In: Bishop-Lilly, K. (ed.) Diagnostic Bacteriology. Series: Methods in molecular biology (1616). Humana Press, pp. 89-105. ISBN 9781493970353 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-7037-7_5)

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Abstract

Tuberculosis is a difficult disease to treat, a process made more harder as tools to monitor treatment response only provide a result long after the patient has provided a sample. The mycobacterial load assay (MBLA) provides a simple molecular test to quantify and determine the viability of M. tuberculosis in human or other samples.

Item Type:Book Sections
Additional Information:online ISBN: 9781493970377. Europe PMC: 28600763.
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Oravcova, Dr Katarina
Authors: Gillespie, S. H., Sabiiti, W., and Oravcova, K.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Publisher:Humana Press
ISSN:1064-3745
ISBN:9781493970353
Published Online:10 June 2017

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