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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2016, Article ID 8020745, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8020745
Research Article

Active Tuberculosis Case Finding in Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Experiences, Results, and Implications for Tuberculosis Control Programs

1Department of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
2Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 725 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
3Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 4, Delmas 81, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Received 25 April 2016; Accepted 10 July 2016

Academic Editor: José R. Lapa e Silva

Copyright © 2016 Guesly J. Delva et al. 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.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Table 1 displays the criteria used for the assessment of sputum quality and the grading of size, evenness, thickness, cleanness and staining quality of the smear, used by the laboratory in Baltimore. Supplementary Table 2 displays the criteria used by Haiti’s National Laboratory for assessment of sputum quality and smear preparation and staining quality.

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