Of 1,012 children included in the larger systematic review of children with MDR TB, 37 children from 11 countries had bacteriologically
confirmed XDR TB (Table 1).
Of 31 patients with PTB, 28 (90.3%) were bacteriologically
confirmed cases (smear and/or culture positive) and 3 (9.7%) were diagnosed by chest X-ray.
Only 1.2% (3/260) of our study cohort were bacteriologically
confirmed (sputum smear positive).
A rural survey conducted in Tumkur reported 12% TB prevalence in children less than 5 years and were household contacts of bacteriologically
confirmed cases compared to 2% in children in households without a case17.
However the water samples collected from reservoirs were bacteriologically
contaminated due to their lack of periodic cleaning.
The addition of the temporal tracking of submissions per year provides clear evidence that 99.69%-99.90% of wells are not bacteriologically
tested enough to meet traditional Ontario public health guidelines.
seminis-infected rams bacteriologically
positive and no positive cultures from the left epididymis tail from H.
Malik, "Complications of bacteriologically
confirmed typhoid fever in children," Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, vol.
Bacteriological tests are available to determine if water is bacteriologically
safe for human consumption.
[10,11] It is interesting to find that 10-25% of bacteriologically
confirmed cases do not report any symptoms early in the course of the disease.
Products can be bacteriologically
safe and of high quality, but incorrect storage or handling by the consumer can turn food into a health risk.
The result obtained from bacteriological analysis of the samples revealed that from the total of 118 quarter sample, 80 (67.8%) were bacteriologically
positive which is higher than Zelalem (2001) who reported proportions of 18%.