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Free Content Impact of the bacillary load on the accuracy of rifampicin resistance results by Xpert® MTB/RIF

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Affiliations: 1: Center for Global Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA, Les Centres GHESKIO, Port-au-Prince, Haiti 2: Adolfo Lutz Institute, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz/Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil 3: Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Beijing Key Laboratory on Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Research, Beijing Chest Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Tuberculosis and Thoracic Tumor Institute, Beijing, China 4: Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India 5: Mycobacteriology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh 6: College of Health Sciences, Makerere University Lung Institute, Kampala, Uganda, Mycobacteriology (BSL-3) Laboratory, Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda 7: PhAST, Cambridge, MA 8: University of South Florida College of Public Health & Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA 9: National Reference Laboratory Division, Department of Biomedical Services, Rwanda Biomedical Center, Kigali, Rwanda, Department of Clinical Biology, School of Medicine and Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda 10: Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication date: November 1, 2021

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