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.
What does MGIT stand for?
MGIT stands for Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube
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Sputum samples are plated on AFB media--one solid medium and one liquid medium called the mycobacteria growth indicator tube (MGIT).
Recovery of mycobacteria from blood in mycobacteria growth indicator tube and Lowenstein-Jensen slant after lysis--centrifugation.
One sputum sample from each patient was decontaminated by using the modified Petroff method and cultured in manual Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) (6) and on Lowenstein-Jensen (LJ) medium.
Specimens from 3 patients produced acid-fast bacilli growth in blood agar, mycobacteria growth indicator tube, and Lowenstein-Jensen culture media.
Toward the end of 1999, Bactec medium was replaced with the liquid Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube system (Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems).
Samples were spread onto solid slants (Lowenstein-Jensen, Stonebrink; National Reference Center for Mycobacteria, Borstel, Germany) and inoculated into BACTEC Mycobacteria growth indicator tubes (MGIT 960; Becton Dickinson and Company, Cockeysville, MD, USA).
Skin lesion biopsy specimens were placed in sterile beef nutrient broth and cultured in a mycobacteria growth indicator tube (MGIT, Becton Dickinson, Sparks, MD, USA) supplemented with oleic acid, albumin, dextrose, catalase growth supplement (OADC, Becton Dickinson), and an antimicrobial drug mixture (polymyxin B, amphotericin B, nalidixic acid, trimethoprim, and azlocillin [PANTA, Becton Dickinson].