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What does LJ stand for?

LJ stands for Lowenstein-Jensen


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Nucleic acid amplification assays and cultures performed on mycobacteria growth indicator tube (Bactec MGIT; Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA) and on Lowenstein-Jensen medium were positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates that later showed sensitivity to streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampin, and ethambutol.
We compared the performance of the COBAS TaqMan MTB assay (Roche Molecular Systems, NJ, USA) against conventional Lowenstein-Jensen (L-J) culture and Mycobacterial growth indicator tube (MGIT) 960 (Beckton Dickinson, Maryland, USA) an automated culture system for diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.