This standard is being balloted for withdraw because the subcommittee did not feel that the standard was currently being used and other guidance exists. The subcommittee welcomes volunteers to review the document to bring it to current practices. If it is still being used, please vote negative and provide the subcommittee where or by whom it is being used/referenced.
Keywordsamplification; DNA primer; DNA probe; M.avium; M. intercellulare; MTB; MTB complex; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; PCR; polymerase chain reaction; TB; tuberculosis;
Robert Steininger II
Ballot Item Approved as E2048-1999(2006) and Pending Publication