volume 33, issue 6, P707-711 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s1806-37132007000600015
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Abstract: AbstractObjective: Virulent strains of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, under certain appropriate conditions, grow as characteristic ropes, bundles or serpentine cords known as cord factor or growth in cords. The objective of the present study was to evaluate cord factor detection as a method of achieving presumptive identification of the M. tuberculosis complex, comparing it to conventional typing tests. Methods: A total of 743 strains were analyzed from January of 2002 to December of 2005 in the Myco…

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