indicator tube

indicator tube

[′in·də‚kād·ər ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An electron-beam tube in which useful information is conveyed by the variation in cross section of the beam at a luminescent target.
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The development and implementation of liquid culture system BACTEC MGIT 960 (Becton Dickinson's Mycobacterium growth Indicator Tube), is the most sensitive for recovery of mycobacteria from clinical samples.6 The BACTEC MGIT 960 liquid culture system can shorten the time of recovery of mycobacteria to approximately 10 to 14 days.7,8
Mycobacterium Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) system turned positive on day 29, and the isolate was identified as MTB complex by probe hybridization (Hologic, Inc.
Clinical evaluation of the mycobacteria growth indicator tube (MGIT] compared with radiometric (BACTEC] and solid media for isolation of mycobacterium species.
In this study, the application of the Patho-TB test for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in the suspected lesions was assessed and compared with classic culture, Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube culture (MGIT) and PCR as conventional bacteriologic techniques (2,3,4).
Sputum samples of these patients were subjected to ZiehlNeelsen (ZN) stain and culture on Lowenstein-Jensen (L.J) medium and Mycobacterium Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) for the detection and isolation of Mycobacteriumtuberculosis (MTB).
Several evaluations concerning antimicrobial susceptibility testing using MGIT (mycobacterial growth indicator tube; Becton Dickinson, USA) medium have already been reported.
Prior to inoculation into the MTB growth indicator tube (MGIT), an antibiotic mixture, referred to as PANTA, is added to the culture broth.
Sputum samples were cultured using the Mycobacterial Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT)(r) system (known to be more sensitive than standard culture) as well as on solid mycobacteriologic culture media and had to be negative on five successive weekly cultures to be counted as achieving SCC.
We compared the performance of the COBAS TaqMan MTB assay (Roche Molecular Systems, NJ, USA) against conventional Lowenstein-Jensen (L-J) culture and Mycobacterial growth indicator tube (MGIT) 960 (Beckton Dickinson, Maryland, USA) an automated culture system for diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
When checking the auxiliary power unit (APU) hydraulic reservoir level on the semitrailer's gooseneck, a lot of operators just take a quick look at the indicator tube.
Objetivo: Evaluar la concordancia del metodo manual MGIT AST SIRE (mycobacteria growth indicator tube for antimicrobial susceptibility testing to isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol and streptomycin) frente al metodo de proporciones multiples (PM) para determinar susceptibilidad antimicrobiana en cepas de Mycobacterium tuberculosis.