Published in Anti-Infectives Week, April 12th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, the "concentration and size distribution of infectious aerosols produced by patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) has never been directly measured."
K.P. Fennelly and coauthors at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey "aimed to assess the feasibility of a method that we developed to collect and quantify culturable cough-generated aerosols" of M. tuberculosis.
"Subjects were recruited from a referral hospital and most...
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