Cost of establishing and operating a tuberculosis bacteriolocal laboratory

Naganathan, N.; Padmanabha Rao, K. and Rajalakshmi, R. (1974) Cost of establishing and operating a tuberculosis bacteriolocal laboratory. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 21 (4). pp. 181-190.

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Abstract

The cost of establishing and running a Tuberculosis Bacteriological Laboratory in the State Tuberculosis Centres under the National Tuberculosis Programme, and the cost of various examinations to be undertaken in such a laboratory have been presented. Only a brief description of this methodology of the calculation has been given with set of tables showing the expenditures incurred for the various items. Certain interesting findings have been highlighted. The place of smear and culture examination under the programme, the implications of establishing a culture laboratory, the limitations of cost worked out have been discussed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis Bacteriological Laboratory, Costs, Operating, Establishing, Tuberculosis Centre, Smear and Culture Examinations
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Services
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Organizations
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques > Culture Techniques
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Social Sciences > Economics
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Economics
ID Code:1527
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:24 May 2006

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