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Frederick company pitches new device for deadly disease detection

Frederick News Post (subscription) - Mar 25, 2017
The company focuses on extracting DNA from sputum for nucleic acid amplification tests, a way of diagnosing TB that's more accurate than smear microscopy — looking at a sample of sputum under a microscope and counting the tuberculosis bacteria — and ...

SA researchers find urine test better for rapid TB testing

Health24 - Mar 24, 2017
A study published this week by the University of Cape Town (UCT) shows that among hospitalised patients with HIV, a simple and inexpensive urine test made more TB diagnoses in the first 24 hours of admission than rapid sputum-based tests. Professor ...

High-frequency Chest Wall Compression Improved Mucus Clearance in Small Bronchiectasis Study

Bronchiectasis News Today - Mar 10, 2017
High-frequency chest wall compression in combination with postural drainage increased sputum discharge among bronchiectasis patients compared to a combination of breathing techniques and postural drainage, according to a small Turkish study.

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Blue Henry: The Almost Forgotten Story of the Blue Glass Sputum Flask

by: Ivo Haanstra

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Sputum: Fundamentals and Clinical Pathology

Sputum is mucus that is coughed up from the lower airways.
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An Atlas of Induced Sputum: An Aid for Research and Diagnosis

Containing more than 150 images of the highest quality, An Atlas of Induced Sputum: An Aid for Research and Diagnosis is the first comprehensive clinical guide on the application of this diagnostic technique to non-infectious inflammatory diseases. The book includes contributions from leading experts in this rapidly growing field who were participants in the Task Force on Induced sputum sponsored by the European Respiratory Society and chaired by the editors of this Atlas, Drs. Djukanovic and Sterk.
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Original gene of life ISBN: 4001163543

by: Frances R Balkwill; Mic Rolph; Keiko Yanagisawa

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tuberculosis giving sputum

advice on producing a sample to test for TB.




This short animation is designed to help people produce good sputum specimens for TB diagnosis. In addition to this ENGLISH (UK) version, the video is ...

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Hillary Spits Up Big Yellow Brown Chunks of Sputum

Labor Day 2016: Hillary Clinton spits giant wads of sputum into glass of water.