The role of bronchoscopy in the diagnosis and management of pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis.

Abstract

Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is the commonest clinical form of childhood TB occurring in approximately 80% of cases. Traditionally, bronchoscopy in pediatric TB suspects was used to collect specimens for mycobacterial culture using especially bronchoalveolar lavage. New data have described the role of bronchoscopy as a more comprehensive instrument for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/17476348.2013.863712

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@article{Goussard2014TheRO, title={The role of bronchoscopy in the diagnosis and management of pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis.}, author={Pierre Goussard and Robert Gie}, journal={Expert review of respiratory medicine}, year={2014}, volume={8 1}, pages={101-9} }