International Research Team Develops Blood Test for Tuberculosis Risk Assessment | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team — led by researchers at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative at the University of Cape Town and the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle — has identified an RNA expression signature in blood that can pinpoint when someone is most likely to develop an active tuberculosis infection.

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