Monthly Archives: November 2012

TBDx – What Does It All Mean?

In this series of blog posts we have introduced you to TBDx™ and how the journey to automatically detect TB bacilli in stained sputum slides using a digital camera, slide loader, microscope, and algorithms originated. We exposed the creative process … Continue reading

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Why Does It Take So Long To Introduce “Disruptive” Medical Technology

Whether the technology is routine or disruptive it can be received with considerable skepticism, especially if it results in a substantial shift to an existing paradigm.  It is the nature of the scientific method to demand proof and repeatable results … Continue reading

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International Presentation Concludes a Combined TBDx and Molecular TB Diagnostic Approach Is Feasible and Cost Beneficial

On April 9, 2012 we posted a blog entitled Combining TBDx with Other Detection Technologies. The blog illustrated how TBDx™ could be used, in a layered diagnostic protocol, to identify the most highly probable TB suspects for additional confirmation and evaluation … Continue reading

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TBDx and Its Fit in the World of TB Diagnostics

A View from 35,000 Feet TBDx™ revolutionizes the 105-year old TB sputum microscopy diagnostic process. It creates an innovative diagnostic paradigm that augments the almost symbiotic relationship between a human and computer technology. By integrating state-of-the-art digital image processing science … Continue reading

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Intelligent Laboratory Workflow System

In the previous blogs our focus has been concentrated on the slide reading and evaluation processes of TBDx™.  While these processes are fundamental to the technology, there are other technical modules completed that maximize efficiency and provide laboratory workflow intelligence. … Continue reading

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