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Comparing same day sputum microscopy with conventional sputum microscopy for the diagnosis of tuberculosis : Chhattisgarh, India
(Public Library of Science, 2013-09-23)
Background The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends same day sputum microscopy (spot-spot) in preference to conventional strategy (spot-morning) for the diagnosis of smear positive tuberculosis with the view that ...
Patient diagnostic rate as indicator of tuberculosis case detection, South Africa
(Centers for Disease Control and PreventionPublisher's version, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : To address the uncertainty of the indirectly measured tuberculosis case detection rate, we used survey data stratified by HIV status to calculate the patient diagnostic rate, a directly measurable indicator, ...