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New Microwave Sized Test Kit Detects TB in 90-minutes

A new rapid molecular test kit has
been developed for detection of both tuberculosis (TB) and multi-drug resistant
TB. This new Xpert MTB/RIF test kit, the
size of a microwave oven will give the results within 90-minutes. ...Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, April 20, 2011 5:36 PM
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this is good news! at least now, there is a kit that can detect TB in just minutes. which means that early treatment can be given to patients.
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