Updated on 30 July 2012
Using these leads, an attempt to develop rapid point-of-care technology to detect TB would be a nice initiative in the direction of giving better serological tests with approved validation. In practice, it requires the political will at the level of DCGI, high level support from agencies such as RNTCP and the ICMR. Without such measures the "vision 2020" of "Global TB Elimination" will eliminate itself and TB microbes will keep evading the human habitat, adding to the suffering of humans.
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