What is the role of mycobacterial culture in diagnosis and case definition?

A Van Deun

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationToman's tuberculosis case detection, treatment, and monitoring; questions and answers; 2nd ed
EditorsT Frieden
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Publication date2004
ISBN (Print)92-4-154603-4
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Mycobacterial diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Case detection
  • Case definition
  • Laboratory diagnosis
  • Sputum microscopy
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • Culture
  • Radiography
  • Tuberculin testing
  • Reliability
  • Early detection
  • Smear microscopy
  • Infectivity
  • Classification

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