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TBDx™ Activities and Continuing Progress: A Quick Snapshot

Applied Visual Sciences, Inc. (APVS.OB) Over the past several months TBDx has been engaged in evaluations in several countries or has been involved in the publication of those results. Here is a quick update: The results from the TBDx evaluation … Continue reading

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TBDx™ Feasibility Evaluation Launched in Vietnam

Last week Applied Visual Sciences moved one step closer to securing a World Health Organization (WHO) endorsement for TBDx™. Along with our collaboration partner, FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), we installed and trained the management, microbiologists, and laboratory technicians at … Continue reading

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The Kennedy Report – The Sequel

Day 2 began with Catherina Boehme, CEO of the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), providing a pipeline overview of new diagnostic technologies emerging from the market. Ms. Boehme believes that at their current stage of development few have reached … Continue reading

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WHO Target Product Profiles and the Characteristics of TBDx™

During the recent 45th World Conference on Lung Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new Meeting Report, “High-priority target product profiles for new tuberculosis diagnostics: report of a consensus meeting.”   The publication follows a meeting convened in late … Continue reading

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The Importance of Automated Sputum Microscopy as a Diagnostic Tool Continues to Grow

Each year the Stop TB Partnership, and its New Diagnostic Working Group, host an open half-day meeting to discuss the development of new TB diagnostics. The meeting arrays a list of promising technologies that are in the evaluation pipeline. This … Continue reading

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