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Misdiagnosis of tuberculosis: Sputum culture is a useful diagnostic tool in Quetta, Pakistan
African Journal of Microbiology Research
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major contagious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is endemic in many countries of the world. It is estimated that worldwide one third human population are infected with TB. There is little use of sputum culture regarding diagnosis of tuberculosis in TB endemic areas. The undertaken study evaluated the importance of TB sputum culture than other diagnostic tools among the doctors, and patients affected from active infectious pulmonary tuberculosis. The studydoi:10.5897/ajmr12.1297 fatcat:veh6b5io7fcghkxhux43lf6f7q