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WHO Endorsed New Test for Tuberculosis

DECEMBER 2010 | LONDON | GENEVA -- Today, WHO endorsed a new and novel rapid test for tuberculosis (TB), especially relevant in countries most affected by the disease. The test could revolutionize TB care and control by providing an accurate diagnosis for many patients in about 100 minutes, compared to current tests that can take up to three months to have results.
For more information, please go to http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2010/tb_test_20101208/en/index.html