Detection and quantification of viable Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli in saline-processed stool samples by Tuberculosis Molecular Bacterial Load Assay: a potential alternative for processing stool

Emmanuel Musisi, Abdul Ssesolo, Derek J. Sloan, Stephen H. Gillespie, Wilber Sabiiti*

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Original languageEnglish
Article number00274-22
Number of pages3
JournalMicrobiology Spectrum
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2022


  • Diagnosis
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Phosphate-buffered saline
  • RNA
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis bacterial load assay
  • Viable bacillary load

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