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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.

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