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bacillo- +‎ -scopy


bacilloscopy (plural bacilloscopies)

  1. The examination of a diagnostic smear (typically of skin or sputum) in order to verify the presence of specific bacilli
    • 2012 December 17, Marcelo Rodrigues Bacci, José Jorge Namura, Andrea Thaumaturgo Lera, “Complicated urinary infection and extrapulmonary tuberculosis”, in BMJ Case Reports[1], volume 2012, DOI:10.1136/bcr-2012-007553:
      Genitourinary tuberculosis is often  diagnosed in the later stage due to the fact that the symptoms are non-specific and technical difficulties to isolate the tubercle bacillus through bacilloscopy or culture in specific medium are many.

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