Becton Dickinson: BD MGIT Technology
BD’s MGIT Technology is a commercial liquid culture system and is the leading rapid culture method in the developed world. MGIT stands for Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube. It is a system that determines whether or not bacteria will grow. Typically, it is used to test for the existence of TB and/or the effectiveness of various TB drugs on various strains of TB bacteria. In combination with others, BD is continuing to ensure that BD MGIT technology reaches those with the greatest need.