Utility of concentration method by modified bleach technique for the demonstration of acid-fast bacilli in the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenopathy

@inproceedings{Chandrasekhar2012UtilityOC,
  title={Utility of concentration method by modified bleach technique for the demonstration of acid-fast bacilli in the diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenopathy},
  author={Balla Chandrasekhar and Aruna Kumari Prayaga},
  booktitle={Journal of cytology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Microscopy detection of acid fast bacilli (AFB) by Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) method has many advantages when it comes to speed and feasibility though it has a low sensitivity. If the sensitivity could be improved, it has the potential to become an even more valuable tool for detection of AFB. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy of bleach concentration method in the cytodiagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis in comparison with routine Ziehl-Neelsen method and to compare the positivity in… CONTINUE READING

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