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 A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.