TB diagnosis - primates

Niall Byrne niallb at bigpond.com
Mon Oct 12 05:58:28 EST 1998


CSIRO and CSL have announced a test for human TB in primates. It's the
latest in a series of gamma interferon-based tests for TB that was first
developed for the Australian cattle industry (for M. bovis in cattle and
other bovines), then for tuberculosis in humans.

Their press release and information sheet are on CSIRO Animal Health's
website at
http://www.ah.csiro.au/newsline/press_rel/index.htm#1998
http://www.ah.csiro.au/TB%20infosheet.html

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Niall Byrne
Science Communication Consultant
E-mail: niallb at bigpond.com, web: users.bigpond.com/niallb




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