Bulk acid-fast staining of sputum smears: time to end a taboo

KM Kam, CW Yip, HS Tang, A Van Deun

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
    Issue number9
    Pages (from-to)1119-1123
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Laboratory diagnosis
    • Microscopy
    • Fluorescence
    • Acid-fast bacilli
    • Bulk staining
    • False-positive
    • Cross contamination
    • Risk assessment
    • Cost-effectiveness

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