Tag Archives: GeneXpert

TBDx™ Evaluations Ready for Journal Publication and Nearing Completion

Applied Visual Sciences, Inc. (APVS.OB) – March 30, 2015 – Leesburg, Virginia As is true with the introduction of any new TB diagnostic technology today, gathering scientific evidence of its routine performance is a necessary step towards endorsement and acceptance … Continue reading

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Experts Agree That an Affordable TB Screening Technology Can Lower Overall Diagnostic Costs

Published this month in a PLOS One article was a study intent on addressing the difficulty in expanding the use of GeneXpert MTB / RIF (Xpert) in low-income countries with highly constrained laboratory budgets.  As a result of this study, … Continue reading

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The Future of TBDx™ and Computer-Vision Microscopy Has Arrived

In this blog post we will delve further into the performance results of the TBDx™ evaluation in South Africa. Additionally, we will provide access to the slides presented by Dr. Nazir Ismail during the Union/CDC Late Breaker session on the final … Continue reading

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TBDx™ and Automated Sputum Microscopy: From Impossibility to Reality!

Once thought to be impossible by many in the TB community, hundreds of laboratory and academic professionals attending the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Paris listened as they were introduced to TBDx™, the first fully-automated, sputum microscopy … Continue reading

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TBDx Evaluation Results To Be Presented During 44th Union World Conference

Each year during the World Conference on Lung Health the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sponsor a Late-Breaker session, scheduled this year for November 3rd in Paris.  … Continue reading

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