• Comparison of quantitative techniques including Xpert MTB/RIF to evaluate mycobacterial burden 

      Van Zyl-Smit, Richard N.; Binder, Anke; Meldau, Richard; Mishra, H.; Semple, P. L.; Theron, G.; Peter, J.; Whitelaw, A.; Sharma, S. K.; Warren, R.; Bateman, E. D.; Dheda, K. (PLOS, 2011-12)
      Introduction: Accurate quantification of mycobacterial load is important for the evaluation of patient infectiousness, disease severity and monitoring treatment response in human and in-vitro laboratory models of disease. ...