Advances in the diagnosis of tuberculosis: Current status and future prospects

S. Dorman

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Abstract

Lack of diagnosis and diagnostic capacity remain barriers to tuberculosis (TB) control. This review describes recent advances in TB diagnostics, the current TB diagnostic landscape, and some of the key challenges in the quest for accurate, simple diagnostic tests that have meaningful impact on the health of individual patients and on TB epidemiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)504-516
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Volume19
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015

Keywords

  • Diagnostics
  • Review
  • Tuberculosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

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