Quantitative classification of pulmonary tuberculosis based on the number of tubercle bacteria in expectorate/sputum from a facial area. Gaffky 5 indicates the determination of 4-6 bacteria per field of the face.
- G. T. A. Gaffky:
Ein Beitrag zum Verhalten der Tuberkelbacillen im Sputum.
Mittheilungen aus dem Kaiserlichen Gesundheitsamte, 1884, 2: 126-130.
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