Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > Testing Testing All sections in Tuberculosis » About Tuberculosis » Different political stances » Drug Resistance » FAQs » Health Tips » HIV/Aids and TB » Living with TB » New Developments » TB News » Quarantine » Real-life Story » Symptoms » TB and other organs » TB in South Africa » Testing » Transmission » Treatment » Who is at risk? TB diagnosis breakthrough Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi today announced that the revolutionary GeneXpert MTB/RIF machine will be rolled out across the country. 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. 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? Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!