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The presence of pretreatment cavitations and the bacterial load on smears predict tuberculosis infectivity negative conversion judged on sputum smear or culture.

Horita N, Miyazawa N, Yoshiyama T, Kojima R, Omori N, Inoue M, Kaneko T, Ishigatsubo Y.

Intern Med. 2012;51(24):3367-72. Epub 2012 Dec 15.

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How soon should patients with smear-positive tuberculosis be released from inpatient isolation?

Horne DJ, Johnson CO, Oren E, Spitters C, Narita M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Jan;31(1):78-84. doi: 10.1086/649022.

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Predictors of delayed sputum smear and culture conversion among a Portuguese population with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Caetano Mota P, Carvalho A, Valente I, Braga R, Duarte R.

Rev Port Pneumol. 2012 Mar-Apr;18(2):72-9. doi: 10.1016/j.rppneu.2011.12.005. Epub 2012 Jan 25. English, Portuguese.

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Role of 2-month sputum smears in predicting culture conversion in pulmonary tuberculosis.

Su WJ, Feng JY, Chiu YC, Huang SF, Lee YC.

Eur Respir J. 2011 Feb;37(2):376-83. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00007410. Epub 2010 Jun 1.

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Prolonged positivity of sputum smears with negative cultures during treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis.

van der Kuyp F, Mahan CS.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Dec;16(12):1663-7. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0238.

PMID:
23131266
7.

[Reconsideration of the admission and discharge criteria of tuberculosis patients in Japan].

Masuyama H, Igari H.

Kekkaku. 2013 Mar;88(3):373-85. Japanese.

PMID:
23672177
8.

Delay in sputum smear conversion and outcomes of smear-positive tuberculosis patients: a retrospective cohort study in Bafoussam, Cameroon.

Djouma FN, Noubom M, Ateudjieu J, Donfack H.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 21;15:139. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0876-1.

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[Positive sputum smear results after two consecutive negative smears during treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis].

Ichiki H, Watanabe A, Ueda S, Sato C, Abe M.

Kekkaku. 2012 Aug;87(8):537-40. Japanese.

PMID:
23019759
10.

Factors influencing sputum smear and culture conversion time among patients with new case pulmonary tuberculosis.

Güler M, Unsal E, Dursun B, Aydln O, Capan N.

Int J Clin Pract. 2007 Feb;61(2):231-5.

PMID:
17166185
11.

Non conversion of sputum smears in new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Kuaban C, Bame R, Mouangue L, Djella S, Yomgni C.

East Afr Med J. 2009 May;86(5):219-25.

PMID:
20084990
12.

Culture conversion rate at 2 months of treatment according to diagnostic methods among patients with culture-positive pulmonary tuberculosis.

Lee HY, Chae KO, Lee CH, Choi SM, Lee J, Park YS, Lee SM, Yoo CG, Kim YW, Han SK, Yim JJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Aug 8;9(8):e103768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103768. eCollection 2014.

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Smear microscopy and culture conversion rates among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients by HIV status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Senkoro M, Mfinanga SG, Mørkve O.

BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Jul 16;10:210. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-210.

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Tuberculosis chemotherapy and sputum conversion among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative patients in south-eastern Uganda.

Bwire R, Borgdorff MW, Sticht-Groh V, Rieder HL, Kawuma HJ, Bretzel G, Rüsch-Gerdes S.

East Afr Med J. 1999 Jun;76(6):307-13.

PMID:
10750516
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Time to sputum culture conversion in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: predictors and relationship to treatment outcome.

Holtz TH, Sternberg M, Kammerer S, Laserson KF, Riekstina V, Zarovska E, Skripconoka V, Wells CD, Leimane V.

Ann Intern Med. 2006 May 2;144(9):650-9.

PMID:
16670134
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The significance of the persistent presence of acid-fast bacilli in sputum smears in pulmonary tuberculosis.

Al-Moamary MS, Black W, Bessuille E, Elwood RK, Vedal S.

Chest. 1999 Sep;116(3):726-31.

PMID:
10492279
17.

Time to sputum conversion in smear positive pulmonary TB patients on category I DOTS and factors delaying it.

Parikh R, Nataraj G, Kanade S, Khatri V, Mehta P.

J Assoc Physicians India. 2012 Aug;60:22-6.

PMID:
23405517
18.

[Treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in a low-prevalence urban area. Compliance and sputum conversion].

Stoffel C, Lorenz R, Arce M, Rico M, Fernández L, Imaz MS.

Medicina (B Aires). 2014;74(1):9-18. Spanish.

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[Epidemiological study on factors affecting the hospitalization period of patients with active tuberculosis].

Fujino T, Fusegawa H, Nishiumi M, Okubo Y, Kakizaki T, Maejima K, Sugimori H.

Kekkaku. 2008 Aug;83(8):567-72. Japanese.

PMID:
18800648
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New recommendations for duration of respiratory isolation based on time to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis in liquid culture.

Ritchie SR, Harrison AC, Vaughan RH, Calder L, Morris AJ.

Eur Respir J. 2007 Sep;30(3):501-7. Epub 2007 May 30.

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