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The Clock is Ticking

March 24 is #WorldTBDay, marking the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). Dr. Koch’s discovery was the most important step taken toward the prevention and control of this deadly disease. It’s time to #end TB. Learn how new tests, shorter treatment regimens, and a focus on latent TB infection will help end TB: https://www.cdc.gov/tb/worldtbday


Too many people still suffer from TB disease. We must continue to find and treat cases of active TB disease and test and treat latent TB infection to prevent progression to disease and turn TB elimination into a reality. Learn more from our partner Fujirebio INNO-LiPA MYCOBACTERIA v2. This is a line probe assay for the simultaneous detection and identification of the genus Mycobacterium and 16 different mycobacterial species: https://www.fujirebio.com/en/products-solutions/innolipa-mycobacteria-v2

#WorldTBDay, #TheClockisTicking, #TBTargets2022

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