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Results from the first human study with a blood test that is currently used to detect tuberculosis in livestock suggests the bacteriophage-based Actiphage test could be used as a mainstream diagnostic for TB in humans, and also as a screening tool to identify people at most risk of developing the disease.
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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Over nine million new cases of TB, and nearly two million deaths from TB, are estimated to occur around the world every year, and new inf...