Journal of Clinical Microbiology
American Society for Microbiology
This study assessed the extent to which laboratory methods recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were used in tuberculosis testing of patients in California in 1998. While recommended methods were used for most patients, there was room for improvement by hospital and independent non-health maintenance organization laboratories.
Kellam, Steffi; Pascopella, Lisa; Desmond, Edward; Reingold, Arthur; and Chin, Daniel P., "Use of Recommended Laboratory Testing Methods Among Patients with Tuberculosis in California" (2001). Public and Community Health Sciences Faculty Publications. 13.