This story originally ran on Oct. 15.

Australian firm Tyrian Diagnostics announced this week that it and Becton Dickinson have ended their collaboration to develop a point-of-care diagnostic for active tuberculosis, as neither firm was able to consistently detect Tyrian's lead protein biomarker in clinical samples at high enough sensitivity and specificity levels.

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