Bacteriological diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis-sputum microscopy

Rao, K.P and Nagpaul, D.k (1970) Bacteriological diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis-sputum microscopy. Bull IUAT, 44 (2).

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Abstract

Of all the methods available for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (clinical examination, tuberculin testing, radiology and bacteriology), the bacteriological method is most reliable. However, lack of bacteriological confirmation does not rule out tuberculosis. Demonstration of tubercle bacilli in sputum is the least subject to technical error. It is the method which identifies the epidemiologically important group of infectors.

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:Original title appear as "Bacterological diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis-sputum microscopy"
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pulmonary tuberculosis,diagnosis
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Investigative Techniques > Microscopy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
ID Code:355
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:28 July 2005

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