Global Health Diagnostics
Madhukar Pai - July 11, 2018
Please see this interesting technology to extract nucleic acids from sputum samples: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0199869 Automated TruTip nucleic acid extractio...
Keywords:nucleic acid amplification sample processing sputum tb
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention
Márcio Silveira da Fonseca - June 14, 2010
Dear all, I would like to hear your opinions and recommendations regarding infection control measures for patients on MDR TB treatment that have already achieved sputum conversion; particularly, me...
Keywords:Clinical Guidelines infection control sputum
TB Infection Control
jayanth devasundaram - Feb. 4, 2009
Does anyone know of any work done to characterize the flow properties (rheology) of sputum as a factor in the spread of TB? Does the consumption of alcohol act as an expectorant and enhance the dissem...
Keywords:flow properties Personal Respiratory Protection rheology sputum tb