Improvement in case-finding in district tuberculosis programme by examining additional sputum specimens

Seetha, M.A.; Rupert Samuel, G.E. and Parimala, N. (1990) Improvement in case-finding in district tuberculosis programme by examining additional sputum specimens. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 37. pp. 139-144.

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Abstract

The study has shown that patients with chest symptoms do wait when requested to provide more than one specimen of sputum. And, additional cases of tuberculosis can be diagnosed by examining more sputum specimens and also by preparing a second smear from a given specimen.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, National Health Programme, Sputum, India
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Personnel
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Diagnosis > Incidental Findings
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:699
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:12 August 2005

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