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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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FIND and APVS Launch TBDx™ Feasibility Evaluation in Peru

The mission of the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is to assist in the development and deployment of accurate and affordable diagnostic tests for poverty-related diseases in developing countries. In March, FIND and APVS entered into a collaboration agreement … Continue reading

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TBDx™ Selected for Workshop Evaluation in India

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Director of the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), has extended a formal invitation (NIRT Invite) to attend a December 8th – 12th workshop in Chennai, India. The stated purpose of the conference is to conduct … Continue reading

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2014 – 3rd Quarter Business Update

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.”     Winston Churchill Let’s get the lone negative out-of-the-way – the investment catalyst that we anticipated would occur during the 3rd quarter did not occur.  … Continue reading

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