High prevalence of drug resistance in animal trypanosomes without a history of drug exposure Institute of Tropical Medicine
Performance of microscopic observation drug susceptibility for the rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis and detection of drug resistance in Bamako, Mali Institute of Tropical Medicine
Objectives: In Mali early detection and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis MDR-TB) are still challenging due to the cost, time and/or complexity associated with regular tests. Microscopic Observation Drug Susceptibility MODS) is a low-cost assay validated by WHO in 2010. It is a liquid-culture-based assay to detect the 'cording' characteristic of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and to assess susceptibility to both isoniazid and ...