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- Arora, Jyoti, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Canadian journal of microbiology 2015 v.61 no.4 pp. 293-296
- Mycobacterium avium complex; Mycobacterium chelonae; diagnostic techniques; disease control; genes; microscopy; polymerase chain reaction; restriction mapping; species identification
- ... Nowadays, nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) often cause pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease. Species identification of NTM determines the line of treatment and management of the disease. The routine diagnostic methods, i.e., smear microscopy and biochemical identification, of nontuberculous mycobacteria are tedious and time consuming and not all laboratories can perform these tests on a routine b ...