New Meta-analysis of Cepheid TB Test Shows Suboptimum Sensitivity in Kids | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While Cepheid's GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay has the potential to provide rapid confirmation of tuberculosis infection in children younger than 16, its sensitivity is "suboptimum" and it does not effectively rule out TB, according to a meta-analysis published today.

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