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 131 9 7 147
Sindh 94 33 2 129
Balochistan 31 0 0 31
KP 37 6 1 44
FATA 6 0 0 6
AJK 10 0 0 10
GB 12 0 0 12
ICT 6 0 0 6
Total 327 48 10 385
Last updated: June 11, 2020
NTP : National TB Programme IHN: Indus Health Network