Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Comparing the Frequency of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis with Direct Microscopy and Culture Methods

Reza Akhavan 1 , Zahra Meshkat 2 , * and Saeed Jamehdar 3
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1 School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
2 Women’s Health Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
3 Microbiology and Virology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: October 01, 2012, 6 (1); 95-96
  • Published Online: October 30, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: March 9, 2012
  • Revised: April 11, 2012
  • Accepted: April 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.4596

To Cite: Akhavan R, Meshkat Z, Jamehdar S. Comparing the Frequency of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis with Direct Microscopy and Culture Methods, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2012 ; 6(1):95-96. doi: 10.5812/jjm.4596.

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