Blood agar for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against first-line drugs


Coban A., Cihan C., Bilgin K., Uzun M., Akgunes A., Cetinkaya E., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE, vol.10, no.4, pp.450-453, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LUNG DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.450-453

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance of blood agar for the susceptibility testing of 50 Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates against isoniazid (INH), rifampicin (RMP), streptomycin (SM) and ethambutol (EMB).