South African-led Study Supports Use of Cepheid Test for Diagnosing TB in Children | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid's Xpert MTB/RIF molecular test can detect pediatric tuberculosis cases more accurately than smear microscopy of sputum samples, according to a study in the early, online version of The Lancet Infectious Diseases today.

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