Are sputum samples of retreatment tuberculosis reaching the reference laboratories? A 9-year audit in Tanzania

A.M. Kilale, B.J. Ngowi, G.S. Mfinanga, S. Egwaga, B. Doulla, A.M.V. Kumar, M. Khogali, J. van Griensven, A.D. Harries, R. Zachariah, S.G. Hinderaker

Research output: Contribution to journalA2: International peer reviewed article (not A1-type)peer-review

Original languageEnglish
JournalPublic Health Action
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)156-159
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Bacterial diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • National programs
  • Control programs
  • Evaluation
  • Audit
  • Retreatment
  • Diagnosis
  • Laboratory network
  • Sputum
  • Sampling
  • Drug susceptibility
  • Testing
  • Smear-positive
  • Tanzania
  • Africa-East

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