Diagnosing TB

The diagnosis of TB is not always easy to make and a lot of research is being done to find tests that are more reliable or quicker than the currently available tests.

TB diagnosis breakthrough

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi today announced that the revolutionary GeneXpert MTB/RIF machine will be rolled out across the country.

Quick tests = fewer TB deaths

A rapid diagnostic test for multi drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is being rolled out. But what does that really mean for patients, the public and the Department of Health?

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