TABLE 5.

Time required for drug susceptibility testing of M. tuberculosis

No. of strainsTime (days) required for:
MGIT 960460 TB
MedianRangeMedianRange
85a6.34.6–11.77.04.0–10.0
257.15.7–10.95.05.0–7.0
1106.54.6–11.77.04.0–10.0
  • a Eighty-five strains were from center 1; 25 from center 2; and 110 from centers 1 and 2.