Journal of Tuberculosis Research

Vol.5 No.2(2017), Paper ID 77286, 9 pages

DOI:10.4236/jtr.2017.52016

 

Revisiting Acid-Fast Bacilli Microscopy of Concentrated Sputum Smears as an Efficient Tool for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis: A Study from a Tertiary Care Centre in Southern India

 

J. Anto Jesuraj Uday Kumar, Chirag Dhar, Hiresave Srinivasa

 

Division of Infectious Diseases, St. John’s Research Institute, Bangalore, India
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St. John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
Department of Microbiology, St. John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India

 

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Kumar, J. , Dhar, C. and Srinivasa, H. (2017) Revisiting Acid-Fast Bacilli Microscopy of Concentrated Sputum Smears as an Efficient Tool for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis: A Study from a Tertiary Care Centre in Southern India. Journal of Tuberculosis Research, 5, 146-154. doi: 10.4236/jtr.2017.52016.

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