Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour
Triage Test for Tuberculosis Spots Infections Within an Hour

An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.

An early-stage, blood-based assay shows potential as a method for sorting patients with suspected TB from those with other respiratory illnesses.

tuberculosis screen
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Jef Akst | Dec 13, 2017
The new test could improve upon two current methods to diagnose tuberculosis—a skin test or culturing bacteria from saliva, both of which take days.
Sniffing Out TB
Sniffing Out TB
Jef Akst | Oct 17, 2012
An African rat helps detect tuberculosis in Tanzania, prompting the Mozambique government to pursue a similar project.
Double-Edged TB Drug
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 12, 2012
A cheap pain reliever that can kill drug-resistant, tuberculosis-causing bacteria may never be tested.
Do it Yourself TB Test
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 5, 2012
With a cardboard box, a light source, and some filters, roadside clinics can accurately test for tuberculosis.
A Whiff of TB
A Whiff of TB
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
Chemical ecologist Max Suckling at the Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd., and summer student Rachael Sagar use Pavlovian conditioning to train bees to stick out their tongues, or proboscises, at the scent of odors produced by tuberculosis-causing bacteria.
T-Bee
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
Two researchers are trying to train bees to sniff out tuberculosis.
TB Screen Glows Green
Sabrina Richards | Feb 13, 2012
Infection by GFP-encoding viruses enables quick, easy detection of tuberculosis in patient samples.