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1.

Novel methodology to assess sputum smear microscopy quality in private laboratories.

Codlin AJ, Javaid M, Qazi F, Khan MS.

BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 29;12:331. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-12-331.

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[Mycobacterial tests].

Takashima T, Higuchi T.

Kekkaku. 2008 Jan;83(1):43-59. Japanese.

PMID:
18283915
3.

Proficiency panel testing--a reliable tool in external quality assessment of sputum smear microscopy services in Gujarat, India.

Dave PV, Patel ND, Rade K, Solanki RN, Patel PG, Patel P, Joshi N, Modi B, Pujara K.

Indian J Tuberc. 2011 Jul;58(3):113-9.

PMID:
21941950
4.

Tuberculosis Laboratory Diagnosis Quality Assurance among Public Health Facilities in West Amhara Region, Ethiopia.

Shiferaw MB, Hailu HA, Fola AA, Derebe MM, Kebede AT, Kebede AA, Emiru MA, Gelaw ZD.

PLoS One. 2015 Sep 16;10(9):e0138488. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138488. eCollection 2015.

5.

[Quality assessment of microscopic examination in tuberculosis diagnostic laboratories: a preliminary study].

Simşek H, Ceyhan I, Tarhan G, Güner U.

Mikrobiyol Bul. 2010 Oct;44(4):561-9. Turkish.

PMID:
21063968
6.

A pilot study of same day sputum smear examination, its feasibility and usefulness in diagnosis of pulmonary TB.

Myneedu VP, Verma AK, Sharma PP, Behera D.

Indian J Tuberc. 2011 Oct;58(4):160-7.

PMID:
22533165
7.

Audit of the practice of sputum smear examination for patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in Fiji.

Gounder S, Tayler-Smith K, Khogali M, Raikabula M, Harries AD.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jul;107(7):427-31. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trt033. Epub 2013 May 16.

PMID:
23681949
8.

Performance assessment of a nested-PCR assay (the RAPID BAP-MTB) and the BD ProbeTec ET system for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in clinical specimens.

Wang JY, Lee LN, Chou CS, Huang CY, Wang SK, Lai HC, Hsueh PR, Luh KT.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Oct;42(10):4599-603.

9.

Impact of the RNTCPIRL-EQA-OSE visits on quality of sputum smear microscopy services of Gujarat, India.

Patel ND, Rade K, Dave PV, Pujara K, Solanki RN, Vegad MM, Modi B, Shah A.

Indian J Tuberc. 2012 Jan;59(1):12-7.

PMID:
22670506
10.

Diagnostic accuracy of the PURE-LAMP test for pulmonary tuberculosis at the county-level laboratory in China.

Ou X, Li Q, Xia H, Pang Y, Wang S, Zhao B, Song Y, Zhou Y, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Zhang Z, Li J, Dong H, Zhang J, Kam KM, Chi J, Huan S, Chin DP, Zhao Y.

PLoS One. 2014 May 1;9(5):e94544. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094544. eCollection 2014.

11.

Predicting results of mycobacterial culture on sputum smear reversion after anti-tuberculous treatment: a case control study.

Shu CC, Wang JT, Lee CH, Wang JY, Lee LN, Yu CJ.

BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 6;10:48. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-48.

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[Introduction of new quality control methods for bacilloscopy of BAAR sputum in the National Reference Laboratory of the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine].

Martínez Romero MR, García León G, Sardiña Aragón M, Diaz Almaguer M, Columbie V, Pequero R, González Ochoa E, Van Deun A, Montoro Cardoso E.

Rev Cubana Med Trop. 2007 Sep-Dec;59(3):258-60. Spanish. No abstract available.

PMID:
23427466
13.

The pattern of utilisation and accuracy of a commercial nucleic acid amplification test for the rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in routine clinical practice.

Yee YC, Gough A, Kumarasinghe G, Lim TK.

Singapore Med J. 2002 Aug;43(8):415-20. Erratum in: Singapore Med J. 2003 Jan;44(1):50.

PMID:
12507028
14.

Value of examining multiple sputum specimens in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Nelson SM, Deike MA, Cartwright CP.

J Clin Microbiol. 1998 Feb;36(2):467-9.

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Evaluation of the FASTPlaqueTB assay for direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum specimens.

Muzaffar R, Batool S, Aziz F, Naqvi A, Rizvi A.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2002 Jul;6(7):635-40.

PMID:
12102304
19.

Yield of smear, culture and amplification tests from repeated sputum induction for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Al Zahrani K, Al Jahdali H, Poirier L, René P, Menzies D.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2001 Sep;5(9):855-60.

PMID:
11573898

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