WHO: Blood Tests for Tuberculosis Are Unreliable
July 18, 2011
The World Health Organization said Sunday it will issue guidance against "dangerous" but widely used blood tests to detect TB.
The WHO recommendations to be released later this week mark the first time the agency has issued a "negative" policy targeting a particular diagnostic method.
07.17.2011; Frank Jordans
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