Laboratory diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis

Prasad, M.; Bal, A. and Bahadur, P. (1971) Laboratory diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 18 (1). pp. 22-26.

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Abstract

The present study was undertaken evaluate the following points. 1. In what proportion, cases of pulmonary tuberculosis can be diagnosed with direct microscopy alone? 2. How many of direct smear negative patients can be further diagnosed by culture examination ? 3. To assess the value of more than one smear examination. 4. To correlate the sensitivity of two methods (smear and culture) of sputum examination with the radiological status of the disease.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Laboratory Diagnosis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Sputum, Direct Smear, Microscopy
Subjects:Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Investigative Techniques > Microscopy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
ID Code:1257
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:08 March 2006

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