Innovations in Tuberculosis Diagnostics: Progress and Translational Challenges

  title={Innovations in Tuberculosis Diagnostics: Progress and Translational Challenges},
  author={Madhukar Pai},
Despite the long and hard battle against tuberculosis (TB), WHO esanalysis of the TB R&D funding landscape by Treatment Action Group timated that 9million people developed the disease in 2013, and nearly 1.5 million people died of TB (World Health Organization, 2014). To make matters worse, drug-resistance is a growing threat, and 3 out of 9 million TB cases are either not diagnosed, or not notified to TB control programs. But there is some good news from the perspective of new tool… CONTINUE READING
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