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dc.contributor.authorHepple, Pen_GB
dc.contributor.authorFord, Nen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMcNerney, Ren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-04T22:55:50Z
dc.date.available2013-04-04T22:55:50Z
dc.date.issued2012-03-07
dc.identifier.citationMicroscopy compared to culture for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in induced sputum samples: a systematic review. 2012, 16 (5):579-88 Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1815-7920
dc.identifier.pmid22410498
dc.identifier.doi10.5588/ijtld.11.0617
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/279016
dc.description.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.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease : the Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseaseen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshBacteriological Techniquesen_GB
dc.subject.meshChilden_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshMicroscopyen_GB
dc.subject.meshMycobacteriumen_GB
dc.subject.meshSensitivity and Specificityen_GB
dc.subject.meshSputumen_GB
dc.subject.meshTuberculosisen_GB
dc.titleHepple - Microscopy compared to culture for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Induced Sputum samples; a systematic reviewen
dc.contributor.departmentManson Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, London, UK. pamela.hepple@london.msf.orgen_GB
dc.identifier.journalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseaseen_GB
refterms.dateFOA2019-03-04T10:24:14Z
html.description.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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