World TB Day 2010

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World TB Day 2010

The Lung Infection and Immunity Unit of the University of Cape Town would like to join with the rest of the world in commemorating World TB day today, Wednesday the 24th of March, 2010. The Unit would like to take the opportunity to re-affirm its commitment to improving heath care through research, continued development of diagnostic techniques and dedicated patient care. We are also pleased to announce the publication ‘Clinical utility of a commercial LAM-ELISA assay for TB diagnosis in HIV-infected patients using urine and sputum samples’, published in PLoS ONE today.

Download article PLoS ON, March 2010
Download article Bulletin of UK TB Research, 2010
Download article World TB Day 2010: Eradicating tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa needs effective and committed north-south partnerships SAMJ, March 2010
Download article World TB Day 2010 – New innovations are required for enhancing the global fight against Tuberculosis: the ‘Captain of all these men of death’ Tropical Medicine and International Health, March 2010