Africa: Pros and Cons of High-Tech TB Testing
October 30, 2013 Editor 0
[IRIN]London -A new, sophisticated diagnostic test for tuberculosis now being rolled out promises to be faster and more accurate than the old methods and much easier to use. But the first trials of the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay test in real-life situations have proved that while all this is true, it did not make any significant difference to treatment outcomes.
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