Novel hypertonic saline-sodium hydroxide (HS-SH) method for decontamination and concentration of sputum samples for Mycobacterium tuberculosis microscopy and culture

CA Ganoza, JN Ricaldi, J Chauca, G Rojas, C Munayco, J Agapito, Juan Carlos Palomino, H Guerra

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Medical Microbiology
    Issue number9
    Pages (from-to)1094-1098
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    • Case detection
    • Sputum
    • Decontamination
    • Concentration method
    • Sensitivity
    • Feasibility
    • Cost
    • Evaluation
    • Developing countries

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