• The use of digital PCR to improve the application of quantitative molecular diagnostic methods for tuberculosis 

      Devonshire, Alison S.; O’Sullivan, Denise M.; Honeyborne, Isobella; Jones, Gerwyn; Karczmarczyk, Maria; Pavsic, Jernej; Gutteridge, Alice; Milavec, Mojca; Mendoza, Pablo; Schimmel, Heinz; Van Heuverswyn, Fran; Gorton, Rebecca; Cirillo, Daniela Maria; Borroni, Emanuele; Harris, Kathryn; Barnard, Marinus; Heydenrych, Anthenette; Ndusilo, Norah; Wallis, Carole L.; Pillay, Keshree; Barry, Thomas; Reddington, Kate; Richter, Elvira; Mozioglu, Erkan; Akyurek, Sema; Yalcınkaya, Burhanettin; Akgoz, Muslum; Zel, Jana; Foy, Carole A.; McHugh, Timothy D.; Huggett, Jim F. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Real-time PCR (qPCR) based methods, such as the Xpert MTB/RIF, are increasingly being used to diagnose tuberculosis (TB). While qualitative methods are adequate for diagnosis, the therapeutic monitoring of TB ...