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There are several ways to test for tuberculosis (TB), including sputum smear microscopy (examining a sample of phlegm under a microscope), the culture test (growing bacteria from a sample), the tuberculin skin test (known as Mantoux or PPD), a blood test called interferon gamma release assay (IGRA), X-rays and scans.

New insight into the progression of tuberculosis infection

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Imperial College London
7 September 2016

New TB skin test safe, easy to use

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Healio
24 May 2016

Unlikely perk of prison life: Free, speedy TB treatment

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Mail & Guardian
12 January 2016

Scientists use breakthrough DNA technology to diagnose cases of TB faster

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University of Oxford press release
7 December 2015

London areas have higher TB than Iraq

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BBC Health
27 October 2015