Implementation of the thin layer agar method for diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in a setting with a high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus infection in Homa Bay, Kenya

A Martin, PM Waweru, FB Okatch, NA Ouma, L Bonte, F Varaine, F Portaels

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Issue number8
    Pages (from-to)2632-2634
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Smear-negative
    • Laboratory diagnosis
    • Thin layer agar
    • Sensitivity
    • Affordability
    • Evaluation studies
    • Kenya
    • Africa-East

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