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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2013, Article ID 312824, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/312824
Clinical Study

Active Case Finding of Pulmonary Tuberculosis through Screening of Respiratory Symptomatics Using Sputum Microscopy: Is It Time to Change the Paradigm?

1Clinica y Laboratorio de Tuberculosis, Hospital General de Tijuana, Avenida Centenario 10851, Zona Rio, Tijuana Baja California, CP 22320, Mexico
2Facultad de Medicina y Psicología, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico

Received 24 December 2012; Revised 31 January 2013; Accepted 31 January 2013

Academic Editor: W. N. Rom

Copyright © 2013 Eva Carolina del Portillo-Mustieles and Rafael Laniado-Laborín. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Eva Carolina del Portillo-Mustieles and Rafael Laniado-Laborín, “Active Case Finding of Pulmonary Tuberculosis through Screening of Respiratory Symptomatics Using Sputum Microscopy: Is It Time to Change the Paradigm?,” Tuberculosis Research and Treatment, vol. 2013, Article ID 312824, 4 pages, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/312824.