Sputum smear microscopy: evaluation of impact of training, microscope distribution, and use of external quality assessment guidelines for resource-poor settings

A Van Rie, D Fitzgerald, G Kabuya, A Van Deun, M Tabala, N Jarret, F Behets, E Bahati

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
    Volume46
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)897-901
    Number of pages5
    ISSN0095-1137
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Tuberculosis
    • Case detection
    • Sputum smear microscopy
    • Laboratory network
    • Performance
    • Training
    • Microscopes
    • Guidelines
    • Feasibility
    • Impact assessment
    • Congo-Kinshasa
    • Africa-Central
    • Developing countries

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