Rapid test for tuberculosis (TB) proves 100% accurate:
This article was originally published in Clinica
ID Biomedical's rapid culture confirmation test for mycobacterium tuberculosis consistently distinguished the bacterium from other species in tests at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The university is developing the test with ID Biomedical which uses the company's gene detection platform called Cycling Probe Technology. The company plans to complete development of the test at its site in British Columbia and begin clinical trials in the fourth quarter of 1998.