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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2012, Article ID 768603, 2 pages

Tuberculosis Diagnostics in the New Millennium: Role in TB Identification and Control

1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
2Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Avenue de Budé 16, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
3Department of Microbiology, International Tuberculosis Research Center, Gyeongsang, Changwon 631-710, Republic of Korea

Received 10 December 2012; Accepted 10 December 2012

Copyright © 2012 Soumitesh Chakravorty et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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