Will the bleach method keep its promise in sputum smear microscopy? [letter]

A Van Deun, SJ Kim, HL Rieder

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Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)700
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Case detection
  • Acid-fast bacilli
  • Sputum smear microscopy
  • Methods
  • Sodium hypochlorite
  • Sensitivity
  • Quality assurance
  • Specimen handling
  • Laboratory techniques and procedures

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