Latest Tuberculosis diagnosis Stories
A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis.
Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
In populations with a low prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), the majority of positives with the three tests commercially available in the U.S for the diagnosis of TB are false positives, according to a new study.
Cellestis has launched the TB Operation Support Solution (TBoss), a comprehensive service to help support U.S.
Researchers have discovered a faster, cheaper method for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB).
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new policy recommendation released on 20 July by the World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the use of serological (blood) tests to diagnose active tuberculosis (TB).
Two studies by a team of researchers led by Luis E. Cuevas and Mohammed Yassin from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and jointly coordinated with Andrew Ramsay at WHO-TDR Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases are published in this week's PLoS Medicine.
Two new methods to diagnosing tuberculosis, an endemic infectious disease, can be used in poor countries.
Current UK procedures to screen new immigrants for tuberculosis (TB) fail to detect more than 70 per cent of cases of latent infection.
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