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Global Health Diagnostics

Target Product Profile for test of progression of LTBI to active TB

Anita Suresh - Dec. 1, 2017
WHO and FIND have published the report on ā€œDevelopment of a Target Product Profile (TPP) and framework for evaluation for a test for predicting progression from tuberculosis infection to active diseas...
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LTBI TPP
Global Health Diagnostics

Chagas Disease Diagnostics

Sophia Georghiou - May 12, 2017
Chagas disease is currently the most important parasitic disease in the Americas, mostly affecting poor populations with limited access to health services. Chagas disease presents itself in 2 phases: ...
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Chagas point-of-care TPP
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Antibody detection for TB diagnosis: End of the story?

Tobias Broger - March 14, 2017
TB serodiagnostic tests have been found to be inaccurate and unreliable, leading the WHO to issue a strong recommendation against the use of serological tests for the diagnosis of active TB (http://ap...
Keywords:
antibody detection serology TPP