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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(2): 557-562      |                 Available online, April 26, 2018

Mycobacterium tuberculosis prevalence in  Suburbs of Mumbai  – A Case Study 


Shah Rupal1, Shah Ajay1 and Chunduri Jayaprada Rao2


1 Ajay Shah laboratories, Mumbai,    MS, India

2 Biotechnology department, Mithibai College, Vile Parle(West), Mumbai, MS, India

*Corresponding Author: Dr. JayaPrada Rao Chunduri, 1204-G, Raheja Vistas,Raheja Vihar, Chandvali Farm Road, Powai,  Andheri-E, Mumbai. Email:        

Received: 21.03.2018  |   Accepted: 23.04.2018 | Published: 26.04.2018

Tuberculosis is one of the life threatening communicable disease.  Detection of the disease at the earliest is necessary, if not it could result in lethal effect. Various tests are available for diagnosis but each has its own limitations. Conventional microscopy has low sensitivity while nonconventional culture has prolonged incubation for reporting positivity. While nucleic acid amplification techniques are very rapid, sensitive and less complicated to perform makes its more preferred to use in early diagnosis. The current case study is aimed at understanding the easy, accurate assessment of the tuberculosis suspected cases and their identification based on the recent scientific analytical approaches.  Rifampcin susceptibility analysis isolates the mdr cases and the future possible alternate treatments that can be applied.


Key words: gene-x pert, NAAT, MDR, raifampicin


Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Shah Rupal, Shah Ajay and Chunduri Jayaprada Rao (2018) Mycobacterium tuberculosis prevalence in Suburbs of Mumbai - A Case Study, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(2): 557-562. 


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



Copyright: © 2018 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derives License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.



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