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Quick, Affordable TB Diagnostics Could Help Improve Treatment, Reduce Drug Resistance

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Wanted: Continued development of TB diagnostics to reduce antimicrobial resistance
Rabita Aziz, policy research coordinator for the Center for Global Health Policy, reporting from the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, discusses remarks by Madhukar Pai, director of McGill University’s global health program, on progress on and challenges to developing and implementing new diagnostic technology for tuberculosis, which could help improve treatment and lower the risk of antibiotic resistance (6/14).

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