Xpert MTB/RIF assay for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults (Review)

Study aims to assess the diagnostic accuracy of Xpert for pulmonary TB (TB detection), both where Xpert was used as an initial test replacing microscopy, and where Xpert was used as an add-on test following a negative smear microscopy result.

Document Date: 1 January, 2013
Author: Steingart KR and others