Hepple - Microscopy compared to culture for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Induced Sputum samples; a systematic review
AffiliationManson Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, London, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
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AbstractResource-limited settings rely on sputum examination using microscopy to diagnose tuberculosis (TB); however, the sensitivity of the test is poor and case detection rates are low. Sputum induction is proposed as a way to improve sample collection and enhance test sensitivity.
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