Report of Expert Consultations on Rapid Molecular Testing to Detect Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the United States

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This report is based on contributions of an expert panel of consultants (E Desmond PhD, California Dept. of Public Health; K Field RN MSN, Washington Dept. of Health; P Griffin BBA, Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment; D Ingman BS MT DPHHS, Montana Dept. of Public Health and Human Services; K Musser PhD, New York State Dept. of Health; M Oxtoby MD, New York State Dept. of Health; V Pruitt, Alabama Dept. of Public Health; J Razeq PhD, Maryland Dept. of Health; M Salfinger MD, Florida Dept. of Health; B Seaworth MD, Heartland National TB Training and Education Center; J Watt MD MPH, California Dept. of Public Health; K Wroblewski MPH, Association of Public Health Laboratories; S Zanto CLS(NCA) SM(NRM), Montana Public Health Laboratory) and CDC participants (K Ijaz MD, B Metchock DrPH, J Posey PhD, A Starks PhD, and T Shinnick PhD, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention).