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*  Utility of Sputum Induction and Novel Technologies to Improve TB Diagnosis in a High HIV Prevalence Primary Care Setting - Full...
Side-effects of sputum induction procedures Number of induced sputum procedures terminated because of patient side-effects and ... Enrolled patients receive sputum induction (using ultrasonic nebulisation with hypertonic saline). Procedure: Sputum induction ... Patients in the control group are trained by the research staff to produce sputum but no device is utilized. Sputum is ... Feasibility and robustness of performing sputum induction in primary care clinics (measures include - sputum induction failure ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT01545661?view=results
*  Sputum specimens can be obtained from patients with community-acquired pneumonia in primary care
... Lagerström, Folke Linköping ... Conclusion - Acceptable sputum specimens can be obtained with some effort from approximately half of the patients in primary ... Sputum culture might improve the knowledge of the bacterial aetiology of CAP in selected patients and in epidemiological ... Sputum specimens were obtained from 125 patients. Fifty-nine were expectorated spontaneously and 66 were induced. Ninety-one of ...
  http://liu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:266519
*  Tuberculosis control in South Africa: Successes, challenges and recommendations
In 2011, SA introduced Xpert MTB/RIF as a replacement for sputum smear microscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB. Between ... of sputum smear-positive TB cases are lost to follow-up before treatment initiation, which may contribute to ongoing ... scaling up the use of Xpert MTB/RIF as a replacement for sputum smear microscopy, strengthening case finding in and beyond ... scaling up use of Xpert MTB/RIF as a replacement for sputum smear microscopy, strengthening targeted case finding in healthcare ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742014000300036
*  Diagnostic accuracy of sputum induction test compared with bronchoscopic results in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis |...
In patients who are difficult in collecting sputum, or have AFB smear-negative sputum, sputum induction test can be an ... who could not produce sputum spontaneously, or who had a pair of AFB smear (-) sputum. They underwent sputum induction test and ... Diagnostic accuracy of sputum induction test compared with bronchoscopic results in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. ... Diagnostic accuracy of sputum induction test compared with bronchoscopic results in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/38/Suppl_55/p4391
*  Cystic Fibrosis Unite | Impact of storage conditions on metabolite profiles of sputum samples from persons with cystic fibrosis
In contrast, metabolites were stable in sputum samples that had been stored at -20oC for up to 28 days. We also found that some ... Impact of storage conditions on metabolite profiles of sputum samples from persons with cystic fibrosis. * Researchers ... We found that the levels of some metabolites changed significantly when sputum samples were stored at room temperature or at ... To determine the impact of sample storage conditions on metabolomic studies, we stored sputum samples for various lengths of ...
  http://cfunite.org/research/impact-of-storage-conditions-on-metabolite-profiles-of-sputum-samples-from-persons-with-cystic-fibrosis/
*  Leicester Research Archive: Association between pathogens detected using quantitative polymerase chain reaction with airway...
Elevated sputum concentrations of IL-1β, IL-10, and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α were detected in samples qPCR positive for ... METHODS: Sputum from 120 stable subjects with COPD was analyzed for bacteriology (colony-forming units; total 16S; and qPCR ... H influenzae qPCR bacterial load was an independent predictor of sputum TNF-α and IL-1β. In 55 subjects with paired ... qPCR bacterial load fold change at exacerbation in M catarrhalis but not H influenzae correlated to changes in sputum TNF-α and ...
  https://lra.le.ac.uk/handle/2381/36735
*  Valor del estudio celular del esputo en el seguimiento de las enfermedades inflamatorias de la vía aérea
Cellular analysis of sputum either spontaneous or by induced sputum technique, has become a widespread tool for the evaluation ... MAZZEI, Juan Antonio; ROCHER, Adriana E. y PALAORO, Luis. Value of sputum analysis in the management of inflammatory airway ... Induced sputum method is a validated, standardized and non-invasive technique, useful in patients with difficulties to ... Palabras clave : Cellular analysis of sputum; Asthma; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Eosinophilic bronchitis; Chronic ...
  http://www.scielo.org.ar/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0025-76802012000400013&lng=es&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  blood in sputum - Symptoms, Treatments and Resources for blood in sputum
Treatments and Tools for blood in sputum. Find blood in sputum information, treatments for blood in sputum and blood in sputum ... MedHelp's blood in sputum Center for Information, Symptoms, Resources, ... A week and a half ago I coughed up blood, first bright pink and then dark in my sputum, two... ...
  http://www.medhelp.org/tags/show/13722/blood-in-sputum
*  Perhimpunan Dokter Paru Indonesia - Induced sputum lipid mediators in severe asthma
Methods: Induced sputum was obtained from 7 healthy volunteers and 44 patients with asthma (GINA steps 2-5), and processed ... Conclusion: LTE4 is increased in the sputum of patients with asthma compared to healthy controls, and in eosinophilic compared ... We have assessed concentrations in induced sputum in patients with asthma and tested the hypothesis that concentrations vary ... Patients with asthma were stratified by induced sputum eosinophil count, with counts , 3% classified as eosinophilic. ...
  http://klikpdpi.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=7998
*  Pneumonia
Criteria Study Likelihood Ratio+ Infiltrate + purulent sputum + fever or leukocytosis Fagon (1988) 1.03 Infiltrate + 2 of: ... Sputum cultures can be analyzed only after screening them for squamous cells (should be , 25/LPF) and lung macrophages (only ... or pleural effusion on CXR and do not include sputum gram stain or culture) are not ideal - CXR does not have a sensitivity of ...
  http://www.openanesthesia.org/pneumonia/
*  The PDE4 inhibitor roflumilast reduces sputum neutrophil and eosinophil numbers in patients with COPD | Thorax
Induced sputum samples were collected prior to and after 2 and 4 weeks of treatment. Differential and absolute cell counts were ... The relative proportion of sputum neutrophils and eosinophils was not affected by treatment (p,0.05). Soluble IL-8, neutrophil ... Roflumilast significantly reduced the absolute number of neutrophils and eosinophils per gram of sputum, compared with placebo ... determined in whole sputum samples. Markers of inflammation were determined in sputum supernatants and blood. Spirometry was ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2007/06/15/thx.2006.075937
*  Most recent papers with the keyword Sputum cytology | Read by QxMD
Is the Morning Sputum Sample Superior to the Fresh Sputum Sample for the Detection of Malignant Cells? ... Induced sputum cytology has been the gold standard for determination of inflammatory phenotypes, but sputum induction is fairly ... www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28535501/is-the-morning-sputum-sample-superior-to-the-fresh-sputum-sample-for-the-detection-of- ... The sputum positivity for Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) and chest X-ray reports were suggestive of active pulmonary tuberculosis in ...
  https://www.readbyqxmd.com/keyword/93476
*  Black Sputum Reasons Causes And Treatments
... topic is black sputum.We will talk about black sputum.We will discuss about black sputum reasons and treatments of black sputum ... Black Sputum Reasons and Treatment. December 31, 2017. admin Our today topic is black sputum.We will talk about black sputum.We ... Black Sputum Reasons and Treatment. Both sputum and mucus may appear dark and black. If any diabetic patient finds black sputum ... Black Sputum Rays. 1. Spit on the sputum of. the water The end of the water loss of the body is very difficult and it is ...
  http://www.mypkworld.com/black-sputum-reasons-and-treatment/
*  British Library EThOS: Factors affecting the frequency of lipid body positive tubercle bacilli in human sputum
Factors affecting the frequency of lipid body positive tubercle bacilli in human sputum ... in sputum and the levels vary between patients. Previous reports showed the essential role of nitric oxide (NO) in killing Mtb ... tubercle bacilli in sputum. The majority of TB patients (65%) showed ≤ 20.6 ppb FeNO concentration. FeNO concentration was weak ... but significantly associated with the proportion of LB[superscript +ve] tubercle bacilli in sputum. FeNO concentration was also ...
  http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.593735
*  Getting rid of sputum at the time of performing Salaat whilst fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem's answer - International Shia...
Getting rid of sputum at the time of performing Salaat whilst fasting/the Grand Ayatollah Makarem's answer. June 23, 2016. ... The Grand Ayatollah Makarem: When sputum enters the mouth of a person who is fasting and performing Salaat, he/she must get rid ... SHAFAQNA - The Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi answered a question about the duty of a person who is fasting when sputum enters ... Question: What is the duty of a person who is fasting and performing Salaat when sputum enters his/her mouth? ...
  https://en.shafaqna.com/getting-rid-of-sputum-at-the-time-of-performing-salaat-whilst-fastingthe-grand-ayatollah-makarems-answer/
*  Reproducibility of the Sputum Color Evaluation Depends on the Category of Caregivers | Respiratory Care
... and those with mucoid sputum were not. The evaluation of sputum purulence was based on sputum color evaluation with a 9-point ... Indeed, sputum color appears to be regularly used in routine practice and in research.14,15 Changes in sputum are included in ... The Sputum Color Chart was developed and validated to standardize purulence of sputum evaluation. The aim of this study was to ... Sputum color is related to the degree of infection, and the purulence of sputum has been associated with bacterial load in ...
  http://rc.rcjournal.com/content/61/7/936
*  Pulmonary tuberculosis,sputum examination negative, taking Fixcom 4, orange urine, itchy - Doctor's insight on HealthcareMagic
... sputum examination negative, taking Fixcom 4, orange urine, itchy. Ask a Doctor about uses, dosages and side-effects of ... they found out in my x ray result that I had PTB but i my sputum examination result is negative. so doctor instruct me take the ...
  http://www.healthcaremagic.com/questions/Pulmonary-tuberculosissputum-examination-negative-taking-Fixcom-4-orange-urine-itchy/273695
*  Sputum - Wikipedia
If there is any blood in the sputum, this should also be on the swab.[citation needed] Microbiological sputum samples are used ... Pink sputum - sputum evenly mixed with blood from alveoli and/or small peripheral bronchi. Massive blood - cavitary ... Sputum can be (when examined by the naked eye): Bloody (hemoptysis) Blood-streaked sputum - inflammation of throat (larynx and/ ... Sputum /'spju.təm/ is mucus and is the name used for the coughed-up material (phlegm) from the lower airways (trachea and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputum
*  What is sputum?
This MNT Knowledge Center article explains the types of sputum, what causes these variations, and when to see a doctor. ... Sputum is a type of thick mucus that is produced by the lungs when they are diseased or damaged. It is a substance known as ... Sputum that is a different color from saliva may be a sign of a lower RTI. With bacterial RTIs, sputum may also have a thick ... What is a sputum culture test?. If someone does visit a doctor, they might be asked to undergo a sputum culture test. This test ...
  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318924.php?sr
*  Sputum
... sputum - 5 dictionary results. sputum ... or see sputum on Thesaurus .... Full article >>>. Sputum is not the ... Sputum is ... Sputum is not the same as saliva. Sputum is produced in the lungs and in ... Sputum cytology may be done to help detect certain ... A sputum sample may be collected: ... Sputum is not the same as saliva. Sputum is produced in the lungs and in the airways ... A sputum sample is needed. .... Full article >>>. It involves taking a sputum (what you cough up) sample, ... sputum sample ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/Medicine-Dictionary/Sputum/
*  sputum - Everything2.com
Spu"tum (?), n.; pl. Sputa (#). [L., from spuere, sputum, to spit.] That which is expectorated; a salival discharge; spittle; ... They are located at www.sputum.com.. SPUTUM(TM) has indicated to the Lumber Cartel that smacking spammers with clue-by-4's IS ... SPUTUM(TM) is the SubGenius Police, Usenet Tactial Unit (Mobile), an elite force of SubGenii dedicated to eraticating spam in ...
  https://www.everything2.com/?node=sputum
*  Sputum Bowl
Changes Set for National Sputum Bowl. 2017 Sputum Bowl Student Winners (Texas Team) Since 1978, the Sputum Bowl has been a key ...
  http://www.aarc.org/tag/sputum-bowl/
*  Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Respiratory Screen: Sputum
A sputum CF respiratory screen or culture helps doctors detect, identify, and treat infection-causing bacteria or fungi. ... Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Respiratory Screen: Sputum. Resources. Please Note: By clicking a link to any resource listed on this page ...
  http://kidshealth.org/PrimaryChildrens/en/parents/cf-screen.html?view=rr
*  Oxidative Stress Markers in Sputum
... reduces the number of 3-NT positive sputum cells as well as the amount of 3-NT in sputum supernatant in patients with COPD [74 ... have often spontaneous sputum as well. Sputum induction is a semi-invasive process that is safe, effective, and relatively ... Assessment of sputum cell profile provides direct information on the inflammatory cells present in the airways. Sputum is ... measurement of oxidative stress products in sputum may have clinical relevance. Sputum samples, however, need to be processed ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2016/2930434/
*  Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Respiratory Screen: Sputum
A sputum CF respiratory screen or culture helps doctors detect, identify, and treat infection-causing bacteria or fungi. ... The sputum sample is collected into a sterile container and sent to a laboratory. The sample is then placed on a special plate ... A sputum culture can help identify specific causes of infections in the lungs and airways. Such infections can lead to coughing ... A sputum (mucus) CF respiratory screen or culture helps doctors detect and identify these bacteria or fungi so they can ...
  http://kidshealth.org/NemoursXML/en/parents/cf-screen.html