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Use of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay in the diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis: A cautionary note

Ahmed Iqbal Bhigjee

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Ahmed Iqbal Bhigjee, Department of Neurology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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Tuberculous meningitis; Diagnosis; Xpert MTB/RIF

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(10):650. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8735

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Date submitted: 2014-07-30
Date published: 2014-09-23

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