Delayed submission of sputum specimen by adult tuberculosis (TB) suspects in Mzimba district in Malawi

John Nyirenda, Kamija Phiri
2017   unpublished
Introduction Tuberculosis continues to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the world although the disease is curable even in the presence of HIV infection(1). Sputum examination is one of the methods through which TB cases are detected from the community hence timely submission of sputum specimen is vital in PTB case detection.