Acid-Fast Bacilli Measurement

Known as: AFB, Acid-Fast Bacilli 
The determination of the amount of acid-fast bacilli present in a sample.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The lengthy chemotherapy of tuberculosis reflects the ability of a small subpopulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria to… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Definitive and rapid diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis is challenging since conventional techniques have limitations. We… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We made a bacteriological diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in 107 of 132 (81%) adults with clinical tuberculous meningitis… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Protective immunity against pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is characterized by the formation in the lungs of granulomas consisting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The microscopic examination of sputum for acid-fast bacilli, is a simple and rapid test that is used to provide a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The expression of protective immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in mice is mediated by T lymphocytes that secrete cytokines… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We investigated the use of DNA amplification by the polymerase chain reaction reaction (PCR) for detection of Mycobacterium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical manifestations of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Ligated ileal loops of calves were inoculated with live and heat-killed Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and were examined by light… (More)
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Highly Cited
1960
Highly Cited
1960
When leprosy bacilli from human patients are inoculated into the foot-pads of CFW mice, a microscopic granuloma containing acid… (More)
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