NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A three-gene expression signature may eventually make it possible to diagnose active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) using a blood sample rather than trickier-to-obtain sputum samples, according to a study published online today in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

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