Blood test allows quick TB diagnosis in remote areas

A new blood test will enable health workers to identify tuberculosis in adults in remote locations in less than an hour. The University of Queensland’s Emeritus Professor Ian Riley worked with other researchers in Tanzania, India, Mexico and the Philippines on the new test procedure. “Tuberculosis (TB) has been difficult to control because its symptoms … Read more

CNIO and University of Wurzburg solve 3D structure of ‘nanomachine’ that makes tuberculosis virulent

An international team consisting of researchers from the Macromolecular Complexes in DNA Damage Response Group, headed by Óscar Llorca at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), and the group led by Sebastian Geibel at the University of Würzburg (Germany), worked together in a multidisciplinary effort to obtain an accurate 3D model of the mechanism … Read more