Active tuberculosis is still underdiagnosed: detection in 3.2% of all frozen sections

D. Theegarten, G. Stamatis, M. Toetsch (Essen, Germany)

Source: Annual Congress 2007 - Clinical epidemiology of tuberculosis
Session: Clinical epidemiology of tuberculosis
Session type: Oral Presentation
Number: 3132
Disease area: Respiratory infections, Thoracic oncology

Congress or journal article abstractSlide presentation

Rating: 0
You must login to grade this presentation.

Share or cite this content

Citations should be made in the following way:
D. Theegarten, G. Stamatis, M. Toetsch (Essen, Germany). Active tuberculosis is still underdiagnosed: detection in 3.2% of all frozen sections. Eur Respir J 2007; 30: Suppl. 51, 3132

You must login to share this Presentation/Article on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or by email.

Member's Comments

No comment yet.
You must Login to comment this presentation.

Related content which might interest you:
Comparison of sputum smears examination by Ziehel-Neelsen (ZN) staining vs light-emitting-diode fluorescence microscopy (LED-FM) microscopy for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis and possibility of single day disposal
Source: Annual Congress 2013 –Tuberculosis diagnosis
Year: 2013

Role of AFB stain, Mycobacterium tuberculosisM.TB) culture and TB-PCR in EBUS-TBNA samples for diagnosing TB in an endemic country
Source: International Congress 2017 – TB: diagnosis, severity and practical management
Year: 2017

Properties of cultures of M. tuberculosis isolated from the surfaces of objects TB facilities
Source: Annual Congress 2013 –Diagnostic features of tuberculosis II
Year: 2013

Comparision of line probe assay and conventional methos for detection of mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (MOTT) strains from patients suferring from pulmonary tuberculosis
Source: International Congress 2016 – Non-tuberculous mycobacteria: HIV-TB co-infection and adenosine deaminase (ADA)
Year: 2016

How long do patients with pulmonary tuberculosis remain smear and culture positive?
Source: Annual Congress 2013 –Tuberculosis: clinical epidemiology and public health
Year: 2013

The situation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Japan: Affected organ and rate of bacteriologically detection
Source: Annual Congress 2012 - Tuberculosis: clinical findings III
Year: 2012

Active tuberculosis prevalence and characteristics of tuberculosis patients in liver transplant patients
Source: International Congress 2015 – Case series and clinical conundrums in TB
Year: 2015

To determine diagnostic accuracy of gene xpert and sputum Ziehl-Neelsen staining taking sputum culture as gold standard
Source: International Congress 2016 – Microbiology: bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and PCR
Year: 2016

Infectiousness of tuberculosis patients identified through spot sputum screening compared to patients identified through passive case finding-comparing sputum smear microscopy results
Source: International Congress 2015 – Latent TB infection and screening
Year: 2015

Intracellular ESAT-6 vs flow cytometric analysis of CD4+IFN-γ+ cells for the diagnosis of mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in immunosuppressed patients
Source: International Congress 2016 – Tuberculosis: immune responses of CD8+ T cells, value of interferon-gamma and other cytokines, Th2 responses, BCG, and biomarkers
Year: 2016

Genotypes of mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from autopsy material of HIV-positive tuberculosis patients in Russia
Source: International Congress 2015 – Non-tuberculous mycobacteria and molecular microbiology
Year: 2015

Isolation of M. abscessus from patients with M. avium complex (MAC) lung disease
Source: Annual Congress 2013 –Bacterial, fungal and mycobacterial infections
Year: 2013

Performances of real time PCR for diagnosis of respiratory tuberculosis. Does it replace 3 day micorscopic sputum examination?
Source: Annual Congress 2013 –Diagnostic features of tuberculosis I
Year: 2013

Diagnosis of tuberculosis (open lung biopsy or vats)
Source: Eur Respir J 2006; 28: Suppl. 50, 21s
Year: 2006

Thoracic tuberculosis (TB) in 75 to 100 year-old patients
Source: International Congress 2016 – Tuberculosis: the elderly, the diabetic, the unusual, and the severe
Year: 2016

Performance of XPERT MTB/RIF assay from fluorescent acid fast stained slides
Source: International Congress 2016 – Microbiology: bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and PCR
Year: 2016

Features detection of tuberculosis in HIV-patients in the region with a high prevalence of tuberculosis
Source: International Congress 2014 – Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and disease: clinical epidemiology 2
Year: 2014

Modification of auramine O fluorescence stain for differential detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis and mycobacteria other than tuberculosis (MOTT)
Source: Annual Congress 2012 - Microbiological advances in the diagnosis of tuberculosis
Year: 2012

Transmission of tuberculosis in bars in Stroud: A cluster of 19 cases linked by MIRU-VNTR and/or epidemiology over a 30 year period
Source: International Congress 2014 – Tuberculosis epidemiology: novel features
Year: 2014

Diagnosis problem in smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis: study about 34 cases
Source: Annual Congress 2009 - Diagnostic advances in tuberculosis
Year: 2009