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State the principle of the AMPLIFIED Mycobacterium tuberculosis Direct Test 7.
Comparative evaluation of initial and new versions of the Gen-Probe Amplified Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct Test for direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory and nonrespiratory specimens.
Misidentification and diagnostic delay caused by a false positive amplified Mycobacterium tuberculosis direct test in an immunocompetent patient with a Mycobacterium celatum infection.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- A study completed by Japanese researchers and published in the December 1993 edition of The Journal of Clinical Microbiology reported that Gen-Probe's Amplified Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Direct Test (MTD) is more sensitive and specific than the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in detecting the presence or absence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in samples taken directly from patients.