A Center of Excellence for Biomedical Research and Training in Africa

TB Laboratory Activities


  • Fluorescent staining – Auramine
  • Ziehl Nielsen staining



  • Solid LJ
  • Manually read MGIT



  • 1ST and 2nd line DST on solid agar
  • MODS
  • GeneXpert


Equipment Available

  • Safety cabinets (Class 1)
  • Centrifuge
  • Incubator
  • 2-8 0C fridge
  • Autoclave
  • Water distiller
  • Inspissator
  • LED Microscope
Clinical Trials

Our Future

With the contributions from a dedicated and professional staff complement, BRTI has achieved  20 years of continuing growth. From its inception in 1995, the BRTI has strived to become a a centre for excellence in health research and training in Africa. We are confident that the philosophy behind the formation of BRTI, that African scientists must take responsibility for improving their own working environment, was correct. We predict that, in spite of a degree of economic uncertainty in Zimbabwe, the gains that have been made during these years can be consolidated and expanded. We look forward to the future with confidence.

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