Oct 30, 2007
The Contribution of Improved Diagnostics
Published in: Nature, v. 444, Suppl. 1, 23 Nov. 2006, p. 49-57
Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2005
The authors estimated the impact of hypothetical new diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) in patients with persistent cough in developing countries. They found that a variety of new tests could help better identify TB cases and target treatment, thereby reducing the burden of disease.