Priority Research Area Infections

Diagnostic Mycobacteriology

Mission  Projects  Funding  Techniques  Publications  Staff


Federal Ministry of Health
National Reference Laboratory for Mycobacteria

MIRU-VNTR Re-Typing of strains from a longitudinal epidemiological study and performance of a study for data linkage with the RKI

Society of Schleswig-Holstein for prevention and combat of tuberculosis and lung diseases
Population structure and diversity of M. tuberculosis isolates from Schleswig-Holstein

European Union
Pan-European network for the study and clinical management of drug resistant tuberculosis

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND):

  • Effectiveness of Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) for Detection of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Drug Susceptibility Testing (DST) in High PDR/MDR TB Burden Countries
  • Precision study of an assay for direct detection of MTB and RMP resistance
  • Preparation of slides for evaluation of a new technique for microscopy