Test can detect TB in children before it occurs


Globally, it is estimated that up to one million children develop TB every year.

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What you need to know:

  • The test uses a small blood sample to pick out a protein
  • The test was developed by researchers at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, US

A new test that can detect tuberculosis a year before the disease occurs in children has been developed.


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