Precision of estimates of prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis

Nair, S.S.; Gothi, G.D.; Naganathan, N.; Rao, K.P.; Banerjee, G.C. and Rajalakshmi, R. (1976) Precision of estimates of prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 28 (4). pp. 152-159.

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Abstract

A study based on the examination of eight sputum specimens from the eligible using uniform techniques was conducted with the following objectives: 1. To estimate the yield of cases from additional sputum specimens examined. 2. To work out correction factors to be applied to estimates of prevalence based on small number of sputum specimens to obtain a better estimate of the prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed disease in the community.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Precision, Prevalence, Estimates, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Bacteriological, Sputum, General Population, Nelamangala Taluk, Bangalore District, Surveys, Culture
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Population Characteristics > Population
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Health Surveys
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Vital Statistics > Morbidity > Prevalence
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques > Culture Techniques
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:1595
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:06 November 2006

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