A Success Story in TB: Improving the Quality of Sputum Samples through Better Teaching & Models in Bolivia

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This report describes an improvement activity in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to reduce the number of unusable sputum samples for TB diagnostic testing. The reduction was achieved by improving the process through which respiratory suspects provided samples and other techniques to help patients provide usable samples. The report is also available in Spanish.

Publication Date 
November 2011
Resource Type 
Project Reports
Regions/ Countries