[Diagnosis of tuberculosis in developing countries: new perspectives].

  title={[Diagnosis of tuberculosis in developing countries: new perspectives].},
  author={Philippe Dubrous and Hassan Alaoui and B N'Dounga Mikolo and Jean-Louis Koeck},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  volume={69 6},
Tuberculosis (TB) is still a major public health problem in the world despite the ambitious goals of the DOTS strategy, i.e., detection of 70% of new cases and successfully treatment of at least 85% of those cases. One of the main reasons for this relative failure is lack of a sensitive method for reliable diagnosis particularly in HIV-positive patients… CONTINUE READING