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A culture confirmation test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains that uses a lateral-flow immunochromatographic assay to detect the. Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) is intended for the detection and recovery of. The introduction of the BACTEC 460 TB System revolutionized laboratory testing for mycobacteria and has established itself as the gold standard for culture and. These findings indicate that direct DST with the Bactec MGIT 960 system offers further time savings and is a quick method to reliably detect multidrug resistance (. The BACTEC MGIT 960 instrument is a fully automated system that exploits the fluorescence of an oxygen sensor to detect growth of mycobacteria in culture.

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