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Diagnostic Accuracy: A Point-of-Care Tuberculosis Test for Those With HIV

Compared with Alere Determine TB LAM Ag (AlereLAM), the only commercially available tuberculosis point-of-care test, the novel Fujifilm SILVAMP TB LAM (FujiLAM) assay offers superior diagnostic sensitivity while also maintaining specificity, according to a study published in The Lancet: Infectious Diseases. The applicability of FujiLAM in various settings requires prospective assessment, but the test could be…

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