Efficacy of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and Rifampicin Resistance MTB (RR-TB) at Nopparat Rajathanee Hospital

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  • Wattanakul N, Khumsri J

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Sputum AFB smear, Culture, Xpert MTB/RIF, Rifampicin resistance

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01-12-2018

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นางนัยนา วัฒนกุล วท.บ., จิราภรณ์ คุ้มศรี วท.ม. Efficacy of GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) and Rifampicin Resistance MTB (RR-TB) at Nopparat Rajathanee Hospital. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2018 Dec. 1 [cited 2022 Aug. 9];43(6):92-5. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JDMS/article/view/247686

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