Tuberculosis of the dens

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: CT

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Modality: MRI

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Case Discussion

DNA Amplification Assay for M.tuberculosis Complex (PCR):  DETECTED

This result shows the presence of M.tuberculosis complex DNA but
does not necessarily indicate the  presence of viable organisms.

MYCOBACTERIUM CULTURE SCREEN MGIT bottle 15  days                 POSITIVE

MYCOBACTERIAL CULTURE : Acid Fast Bacilli : ISOLATED

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Case Information

rID: 9774
Case created: 23rd May 2010
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
Tags: tb, spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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