Example sentences for: afb

How can you use “afb” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Interestingly, we found that blood AFB smears can be useful to rapidly confirm a clinical diagnosis of disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection.

  • Interestingly, in three patients the direct AFB staining in blood was positive, and M. avium was later identified in these blood cultures (Table 3).

  • AFB and fungal stains of the gastrointestinal and bone marrow biopsies were negative as were cultures of the bone marrow 6 weeks later.

  • At baseline and monthly follow-up visits, patients had a full medical history and physical examination, a complete blood count (Coulter Electronics, Hialeah, Florida, USA), sputum AFB microscopy and culture, chest radiography, and serum β 2 -microglobulin measurement (β 2 -microglobulin enzyme immunoassay (EIA); Coulter, Miami, Florida, USA).

  • Between March 1993 and March 1995, 18 to 50 year old HIV-infected patients with initial episodes of sputum acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear-positive, culture-confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis were enrolled at the National Tuberculosis Treatment Center, Kampala, Uganda in a prospective cohort study.


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