What's New

GeneXpert MTB/RIF

The test is performed on WHO approved Gene Xpert MTB/RIF system which is an automated,cartridge based, Real-time nucleic acid amplification technology for rapid & simultaneous detection of Tuberculosis and Rifampicin resistance. Rifampicin resistance is a surrogate marker for MDR TB and therefore: Rifampicin resistance positive result will require assistance from the referring doctor for treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB).


Chlamydia trachomatis / Neisseria gonorrhoea

The GeneXpert CT/NG assay for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoea is performed on the Cepheid GeneXpert system. The GeneXpert CT/NG assay is an automated in vitro diagnostic test performed on urine sample for qualitative detection and differentiation of DNA from Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoea.