Rats for detecting TB in Africa

Here is yet another media story about how great rats are for detecting TB in Africa:

None of these stories talk about the accurate, WHO-endorsed TB tests we have today, and that we can, in 2019, do way better than rats for patients in Africa.

Apopo, the NGO is based out of Belgium, where, I am sure, rats will never be allowed for TB screening.

Here is my article on why rats are simply not an option for TB.

Pai IJTLD 2017 rats.pdf (38.1 KB)


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