Diagnostic value of 99mTc-ethambutol scintigraphy in tuberculosis: compared to microbiological and histopathological tests

@article{Kartamihardja2017DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic value of 99mTc-ethambutol scintigraphy in tuberculosis: compared to microbiological and histopathological tests},
  author={Achmad Hussein Sundawa Kartamihardja and Yuli Kurniawati and R Gunawan},
  journal={Annals of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={60-68}
}
ObjectiveTuberculosis (TB) still remains the world’s endemic infection. TB affects the lungs and any part of the body other than the lung. The diagnosis of TB has not changed much over the decades. Ethambutol is one of the first line treatments for TB. It can be labeled using 99mTc. 99mTc-ethambutol will be accumulated in the site of TB lesion and can be imaged using gamma camera. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of 99mTc-ethambutol scintigraphy in detecting and… 

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