Locations of GeneXpert Sites in Pakistan

The Xpert MTB/RIF is a cartridge-based nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for simultaneous rapid tuberculosis diagnosis and rapid antibiotic sensitivity test. It is an automated diagnostic test that can identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) DNA and resistance to rifampicin (RIF). In December 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed the Xpert MTB/RIF for use in TB endemic countries.
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GeneXpert Sites in Pakistan
Province National TB Programme (NTP) Indus Health Network (IHN) Mercy Corp Total Sites
Punjab 131 6 7 144
Sindh 94 15 2 111
Balochistan 31 0 0 31
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) 37 3 1 41
Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) 6 0 0 6
Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) 10 0 0 10
Gilgit Baltistan (GB) 12 0 0 12
Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) 6 0 0 6
Total 327 24 10 361
Last updated: February 28, 2020
NTP : National TB Programme IHN: Indus Health Network