Preparation of sputum smears for acid-fast microscopy.

@article{Goldfogel1981PreparationOS,
  title={Preparation of sputum smears for acid-fast microscopy.},
  author={G A Goldfogel and David L. Sewell},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={460-1}
}
A method is presented for the preparation of satisfactory smears for acid-fast microscopy that do not contain viable cells of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.