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Title of Collaborative Activity:

A5295 Evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF Assay for the Rapid Identification of TB and TB Rifampin Resistance in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Suspects

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This initiative will estimate the sensitivity of a single Xpert MTB/RIF assay (performed on sputum) in TB suspects with at least one acid fast bacilli (AFB) sputum smear positive result and at least one culture result positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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