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2012-05-18 11:18:59

A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis.

2012-04-02 09:12:31

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).

2011-12-10 01:17:10

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.

2011-09-14 12:00:00

Cellestis has launched the TB Operation Support Solution (TBoss), a comprehensive service to help support U.S.

2011-08-17 12:19:16

Researchers have discovered a faster, cheaper method for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB).

2011-07-25 02:00:00

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).

2011-07-13 13:11:06

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.

2011-07-13 07:16:20

Two new methods to diagnosing tuberculosis, an endemic infectious disease, can be used in poor countries.

2011-04-21 11:50:02

Current UK procedures to screen new immigrants for tuberculosis (TB) fail to detect more than 70 per cent of cases of latent infection.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.