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 NTP IHN Mercy Corp Total Sites
Punjab 156 9 14 179
Sindh 95 33 4 132
Balochistan 33 0 2 35
KP 38 6 2 46
FATA 6 0 0 6
AJK 10 0 0 10
GB 12 0 0 12
ICT 6 0 0 6
Total 356 48 22 426
Last updated: January 01, 2021
NTP : National TB Programme IHN: Indus Health Network