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The yield of different pleural fluid volumes for Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture
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  • Florian von Groote-Bidlingmaier Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Coenraad Frederik Koegelenberg Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chris T Bolliger Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pui Khi Chung Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cornelia Rautenbach Division of Medical Microbiology, Department or Pathology and National Health Laboratory Services, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elizabeth Wasserman Division of Medical Microbiology, Department or Pathology and National Health Laboratory Services, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Maurizio Bernasconi Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sven Olaf Friedrich Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South AfricaDivision of Medical Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andreas Henri Diacon Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South AfricaTygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South AfricaDivision of Medical Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Florian von Groote-Bidlingmaier, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P O Box 19063, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa; florianv{at}sun.ac.za
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von Groote-Bidlingmaier F, Koegelenberg CF, Bolliger CT, et al
The yield of different pleural fluid volumes for Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture

Publication history

  • Accepted July 10, 2012
  • First published August 4, 2012.
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February 11, 2013

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