Month: October 2018

APOPO’s TB detection: results in 24 hours and patient tracking improve linkage to care

More than 170,000 samples from 98,089 patients with presumptive TB were re-evaluated by APOPO from 2014-2017 using TB detection rats followed by confirmation tests. The results suggest that the combination of fast diagnostic service and patient tracking are key in achieving higher treatment initiation rates among TB patients in Tanzania – a model which APOPO […]