Detection of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from sputum samples

  • Jyoti Umrao Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001
  • R Sivaperumal Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001

Abstract

NTM infections are an emerging global public health problem, especially in developing world. NTM and MTBC were proven to be responsible for various lungs, soft and skin tissues, and disseminated infections. Microscopy of AFB is rapid; however it does not discriminate between MTBC and NTM. Biochemical tests are time taking and interpretation of results may be difficult. The  GenoType®  Mycobacterium  CM/AS  assay  is reliable and rapid detection method in species of mycobacteria, which can  give  patients  with the onset  of  early targeted therapy. In present study, 189 patients detect by sputum sampling from total 3320 patients.


Keywords: NTM, Sputum, Diagnosis, Clinical, Lucknow.

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Jyoti Umrao, Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001

Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001

R Sivaperumal, Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001

Department of Microbiology, Sri Satya Sai University of Technology and Medical Sciences, Sehore-466001

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Umrao J, Sivaperumal R. Detection of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from sputum samples. JDDT [Internet]. 15Dec.2018 [cited 2Aug.2021];8(6-s):287-9. Available from: https://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/2136