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Commercial products to preserve specimens for tuberculosis diagnosis: a systematic review

Madhukar Pai - June 23, 2018
Please see this new systematic review of commercial products for specimen preservation for TB diagnosis. PDF attached. Best Madhu Commercial products to preserve specimens for tuberculosis diag...
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specimen transport sputum collection tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Guidelines for Submission of Sputum Specimens for Tuberculosis Testing, 2018

Marlon L. Bayot - June 1, 2018
Dear colleagues, The APHL has recently released new guidelines for sputum specimen collection for TB diagnostic tests such as microscopy, culture and Xpert MTB/Rif. These guidelines include the pur...
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diagnostic accuracy Guidance sputum collection TB laboratory
TB Infection Control

Sputum collection from children

Jacqueline Linnes - Aug. 25, 2015
Hi all, I am teaching Senior Design course for undergraduate biomedical engineers at Purdue University. They have a been given the task of designing a method to collect sputum from children who have s...
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children Design Specifications Pediatric TB sputum collection Technical Consultants
TB Infection Control

distance from facility for cough booth

Sheela Shenoi - Nov. 22, 2010
Is there any data on how far the cough booth must be from the facility/staff? One source from GHDonline says 20feet - what is this based on? distance from facility for cough booth Sheela Shenoi Edward...
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Personal Respiratory Protection sputum collection TB IC Guidelines
TB Infection Control

IOM Refugee Facilities, Nepal

Yue Guan - Oct. 12, 2010
IOM Refugee Facilities, Nepal Guan Yue Microsoft PowerPoint - 2010-08-10_1015_02_Volchenkov_Sputum_Collection_IOM_Refugee_Facilities_Nepal IOM Refugee Facilities, N...
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2010 Course Harvard Airborne IC Course sputum collection
TB Infection Control

Facilities for Sputum Collection and Similar Critical Services

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 17, 2009
Facilities for Sputum Collection and Similar Critical Services Beauvais Sophie Microsoft PowerPoint - 2010-08-10_1015_01_Volchenkov_Sputum_Collection Facilities for...
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2009 Course 2010 Course General Resources Harvard Airborne IC Course sputum collection