New Approaches to Rapid Drug Susceptibility Testing of TB

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Synopsis: Insertion of the firefly luciferase gene into proliferative Mycobacterium permits rapid (i.e., time frame in hours) assessment of drug susceptibility through the generation of light.

Source: Source: Jacobs WR Jr., et al. Rapid assessment of drug susceptibilities of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by means of luciferase reporter phages. Science 1993;260:819–22.

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