A pilot study of same day sputum smear examination, its feasibility and usefulness in diagnosis of pulmonary TB.

@article{Myneedu2011APS,
  title={A pilot study of same day sputum smear examination, its feasibility and usefulness in diagnosis of pulmonary TB.},
  author={Vithal Prasad Myneedu and Ajoy Kumar Verma and Prem Prakash Sharma and Digamber Behera},
  journal={The Indian journal of tuberculosis},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={160-7}
}
INTRODUCTION A large number of tuberculosis cases are continuously being reported from India and other developing countries leading to high morbidity and mortality. In spite of many newer tests available for diagnosing a case of tuberculosis, smear microscopy of sputum is still the preferred test under programmatic conditions. The current national and… CONTINUE READING