Gene-reading software to cut TB diagnosis from months to minutes
Know the genome, kill TBZackary Canepari/PanosBy Hal HodsonA DOCTOR in Mumbai, India, puts a spit sample into a handheld device. It whirs away briefly, then a few minutes later a nearby laptop pings. The doctor checks the results to see exactly what kind of drug-resistant tuberculosis the person has, and the precise combination of drugs needed to treat...
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