Tuberculosis – Laboratory aspects

At the end of this course, you will be able to: 

1. identify the risk-procedures during TB diagnosis

2. organize a lab correctly to perform TB diagnosis

3. explain how to collect a sputum sample for TB diagnosis

4. perform a “hot” Ziehl-Neelsen staining

5. identify and correctly report acid-fast bacilli using microscopy

6. explain the importance of quality assurance in microscopic TB diagnosis

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