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Improving TB diagnosis in Pakistan

With a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, UC Davis and Pakistani researchers are developing a better method for diagnosing tuberculosis in order to allow multiple tests to be performed from a single sample and to process hundred of samples a day. Pakistan accounts for about 44 percent of the tuberculosis burden in the eastern Mediterranean region. The new multiplex test will be better, faster and, most likely, cheaper, according to UC Davis microbiologist Paul Luciw, who is principal investigator on the study for the U.S.

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