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Effective blood test for childhood tuberculosis in the works

May 21, 2021

Scientists at New Orleans’ Tulane University, US, have devised a blood test that checks for tuberculosis (TB) in young children – the test is claimed to detect the presence of mycobacterium tuberculosis microbesup to a year before the disease itself occurs. It can be difficult to detect tuberculosis in young children: they may not exhibit […]

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