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2014-12-02 08:33:05

Sanofi Commitment to Research and Develop TB Treatments, Diagnostics and Vaccines Spans More than 50 Years BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec.

2014-10-28 16:26:51

HILDEN, Germany and BARCELONA, Spain, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New WHO guidelines launched for prevention include screening and treating

2014-08-08 10:43:20

The vaccine used to protect against tuberculosis disease (bacillus calmette-guerin or BCG) also protects against tuberculosis infection (mycobacterium) as well as protecting against progression from infection to disease.

2014-07-03 12:54:25

The World Health Organization (WHO) today, together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

2014-06-28 12:09:52

Tuberculosis infection among people taking corticosteroid pills may be underestimated.

2014-06-09 10:25:14

A new screening process for tuberculosis (TB) infections in Canadian prisons could mean that more than 50 per cent of those screened won't undergo unnecessary treatment due to false positives.

Bringing Attention To The Threat Of Tuberculosis On World TB Day
2014-03-24 07:49:51

Global partnerships and significant medical research are a big part of this year’s World Tuberculosis Day. Celebrated each year on March 24, World TB Day is a marked as a time to bring attention to the threat of tuberculosis...

2014-03-20 04:21:53

BEIJING and HILDEN, Germany, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - QuantiFERON-TB, the leading modern test for accurate diagnosis of latent

2014-01-23 11:29:46

A major trial aiming to cut the rate of tuberculosis (TB) among South Africa's gold miners did not reduce the number of cases or deaths from the disease.

Microneedle Patch Could Be Surefire Way To Diagnose Tuberculosis
2013-08-27 10:07:47

Engineers from the University of Washington have developed what they believe to be an accurate and effective skin test for diagnosing tuberculosis.


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